Sedating and non sedating antihistamines
A second-generation histamine H1 receptor antagonist used in the treatment of allergic rhinitis and urticaria.Unlike most classical antihistamines (HISTAMINE H1 ANTAGONISTS) it lacks central nervous system depressing effects such as drowsiness.
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In addition fexofenadine may also inhibit the late-phase allergic reaction by acting on leukotrienes or prostaglandins, or by producing an anti-platelet activating factor effect.