Antipruritics

Known as: Agents, Antipruritic, Antipruritic Agents, antipruritic 
Agents, usually topical, that relieve itching (pruritus).
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
The existing evidence for treatment of atopic eczema (atopic dermatitis, AE) is evaluated using the national standard Appraisal… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Chronic pruritus is a global clinical problem with a high impact on the quality of life and lack of specific therapies… (More)
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2009
2009
n engl j med 361;14 nejm.org october 1, 2009 1415 to the primary care workforce and perform as well as physicians in many primary… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Itching, or pruritus, is defined as an unpleasant cutaneous sensation that serves as a physiological self-protective mechanism to… (More)
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Review
2006
Review
2006
The neurobiology of itch, which is formally known as pruritus, and its interaction with pain have been illustrated by the… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Antihistamines that bind to the histamine 1 receptor (H1) serve as important therapeutic agents to counter the effects of… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
The effects of the kappa-opioid receptor agonist, TRK-820, (-)-17-(cyclopropylmethyl)-3, 14beta-dihydroxy-4, 5alpha-epoxy-6beta… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Many patients with psoriasis are known to suffer from itch. However, the data available regarding itch and its… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND & AIMS The efficacy of currently available therapeutic agents for cholestatic pruritus is often disappointing. The aim… (More)
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1983
1983
Astemizole and terfenadine, two potent non-sedative H1 antihistamines, had no effect on itch measured objectively as nocturnal… (More)
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