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Cetirizine

Brand names: ADEZIO AGELMIN ALLER-RELIEF ALLERCET ALLERTEC ALNIX ALZYTEC ATRIZIN CERITEC CETIRHEXAL CETIRISTAD QUZYTTIR REACTINE SANCOTEC SIMTEC SUNIZINE TEMELIN TERIZIN TIRIZIN ZERVIATE ZIREX ZYRTEC ZYRTEC-D (in combination)

Description

Cetirizine, a human metabolite of hydroxyzine, is a potent and selective antagonist of peripheral H1-receptors. In vitro receptor binding studies have shown no measurable affinity for other than Η1-receptors.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
Cetirizine
R Respiratory system → R06 Antihistamines for systemic use → R06A Antihistamines for systemic use → R06AE Piperazine derivatives

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