Non-sedating antihistamines recommended to treat urticaria

Most doctors know how complex the management of urticaria— particularly chronic urticaria—can be. New clinical guidelines will help you identify and treat your patients with this condition.

Specifically, the Consensus Statement, published recently in the Indian Journal for Dermatology, provides helpful information on pharmacotherapeutic management of urticaria.

"This Consensus Statement on Urticaria Management strongly recommends use of non-sedating [H1] antihistamines as the first line of treatment with up-dosing of the same molecule, four times, as a next step,” Dr. Kiran Godse, MD, DVD, FAAD, associate professor of dermatology at the Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College & Hospital, Navi Mumbai, India, explained in ...

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