dm+d

391595003

Articles

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…
Search Articles

Medicine Compliance Aid Stability

genericActavis UK Ltd

Actavis UK Ltd
generic
Tablet f/c 5mg
A2 · Amber 2No stability data is available, the manufacturer does not, or cannot recommend use in CAs but there are no theoretical concerns with the product.
Protect from moisture
Protect from moisture.
29 September 2015

XyzalUCB Pharma Ltd

UCB Pharma Ltd
Xyzal
Tablet f/c 5mg
A2 · Amber 2No stability data is available, the manufacturer does not, or cannot recommend use in CAs but there are no theoretical concerns with the product.
No special precautions for storage
This medicinal product does not require any special storage conditions.
29 September 2015

Lactation Safety Information

Yes
-
Non-sedating antihistamine
No published evidence of safety
Isomer of cetirizine for which there is no evidence, but extensive clinical experience, of safe use in breastfeeding
31 July 2020
Q&A