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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

Clarityn AllergyBayer plc

Bayer plc
Clarityn Allergy
Tablet 10mg
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.
Airtight container
Protect from light
Protect from moisture
Should be stored in tight, light resistant containers and protected from excessive moisture.
25 September 2012

genericActavis UK Ltd

Actavis UK Ltd
generic
Tablet 10mg
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 light
Protect from moisture
Should be stored in tight, light resistant containers and protected from excessive moisture.
29 September 2015

Lactation Safety Information

Yes
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Non-sedating antihistamine
Limited published evidence of safety
Extensive experience of safe use in breastfeeding
22 May 2017
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