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Oral antihistamines – which are available in lactose-free formulations?

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.

Which medicines can be used to treat allergic rhinitis during pregnancy?

30 July 2020Rhinitis affects at least 20% of pregnancies and can start during any gestational week. Pre-existing rhinitis may worsen, improve, or remain unchanged during pregnancy. Drug…

Which oral antihistamines are safe to use whilst breastfeeding?

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…

Safety in Lactation: Drugs used for allergic conditions

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…
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Medicine Compliance Aid Stability

TelfastSanofi

Sanofi
Telfast
Tablets f/c 30mg, 120mg, 180mg.
A3 · Amber 3No stability data is available. There are theoretical concerns with use in CAs, which may be mitigated by risk minimisation.
Protect from light
Protect from moisture
Protect from light. Protect from excessive moisture.
29 September 2015

genericDr Reddy's Laboratories (UK) Ltd

Dr Reddy's Laboratories (UK) Ltd
generic
Tablet 120mg,180mg
A3 · Amber 3No stability data is available. There are theoretical concerns with use in CAs, which may be mitigated by risk minimisation.
Protect from light
Protect from moisture
Protect from light. Protect from excessive moisture.

Lactation Safety Information

Cetirizine; Loratadine
Non-sedating antihistamine
No published evidence of safety
Irritability reported in breastfed infants whose mothers were taking the parent drug, terfenadine
22 May 2017
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