28 September 2020This updated Medicines Q&A includes a table which gives details of oral, single active constituent, antihistamine preparations that have lactose free formulations.
10 May 2018This UKMi Q & A looks at the use of non-sedating and sedating antihistamines during breastfeeding Summary There are very limited studies or case reports…
22 May 2017Additional information relating to breastfeeding To be used in conjunction with individual drug entries for specific information and guidance. Antihistamines Non-sedating antihistamines (NSA) preferred over…
Medicine Compliance Aid Stability
A3 · Amber 3 No stability data is available. There are theoretical concerns with use in CAs, which may be mitigated by risk minimisation.
Protect from light
Alimemazine powder may darken on exposure to light.
29 September 2015
Lactation Safety Information
Cetirizine/Loratadine. If a sedating antihistamine required chlorphenamine is preferred (see summary)
No published evidence of safety
Monitor infant for drowsiness
31 July 2020