Safety of desloratadine syrup in children.

  title={Safety of desloratadine syrup in children.},
  author={Melvyn Bloom and Heribert W Staudinger and Jerry Herron},
  journal={Current medical research and opinion},
  volume={20 12},
BACKGROUND Allergic rhinitis (AR) and acute urticaria are common childhood maladies. Typically, the firstline treatment options for both include non-sedating antihistamines. First-generation antihistamines, such as diphenhydramine and hydroxyzine, although useful, cause sedation. Desloratadine, an oral non-sedating antihistamine, has been shown in multiple studies to be safe and effective in relieving the symptoms of AR and chronic idiopathic urticaria (CIU) in adults and adolescents… CONTINUE READING


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