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Urticaria Medications

Definition of Urticaria:

Urticaria is a type of rash which is made up of wheals. (A wheal is a temporary raised area of the skin which is often itchy.) Because the rash looks like that which is caused by stinging nettles, urticaria is sometimes referred to as nettle rash.

It can also be known as hives or welts.

Drugs associated with Urticaria

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of Urticaria. This service should be used as a supplement to, and NOT a substitute for, the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgment of healthcare practitioners.

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Alavert (More...)
generic name: loratadine class: antihistamines
1 review
   
9.0
Allegra (Pro, More...)
generic name: fexofenadine class: antihistamines
13 reviews
   
9.6
Benadryl (Pro, More...)
generic name: diphenhydramine class: anticholinergic antiemetics, anticholinergic antiparkinson agents, antihistamines, miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics
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Benadryl Allergy (More...)
generic name: diphenhydramine class: anticholinergic antiemetics, anticholinergic antiparkinson agents, antihistamines, miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics
5 reviews
   
6.0
Benadryl Children's Allergy (Pro, More...)
generic name: diphenhydramine class: anticholinergic antiemetics, anticholinergic antiparkinson agents, antihistamines, miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics
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Chlor-Trimeton (Pro, More...)
generic name: chlorpheniramine class: antihistamines
1 review
   
7.0
Clarinex (Pro, More...)
generic name: desloratadine class: antihistamines
1 review
   
7.0
Claritin (Pro, More...)
generic name: loratadine class: antihistamines
0 reviews
   
3.3
Claritin 24 Hour Allergy (More...)
generic name: loratadine class: antihistamines
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Diphen (More...)
generic name: diphenhydramine class: anticholinergic antiemetics, anticholinergic antiparkinson agents, antihistamines, miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics
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Pepcid (Pro, More...)
generic name: famotidine class: H2 antagonists
1 review
   
8.0
Pepcid AC (More...)
generic name: famotidine class: H2 antagonists
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Periactin (More...)
generic name: cyproheptadine class: antihistamines
2 reviews
   
8.0
Phenergan (Pro, More...)
generic name: promethazine class: antihistamines, phenothiazine antiemetics
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Q-Dryl (More...)
generic name: diphenhydramine class: anticholinergic antiemetics, anticholinergic antiparkinson agents, antihistamines, miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics
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Sinequan (Pro, More...)
generic name: doxepin class: miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics, tricyclic antidepressants
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Tavist (More...)
generic name: clemastine class: antihistamines
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Xolair (Pro, More...)
generic name: omalizumab class: other immunosuppressants
11 reviews
   
9.1
Xyzal (Pro, More...)
generic name: levocetirizine class: antihistamines
29 reviews
   
8.2
Zyrtec (Pro, More...)
generic name: cetirizine class: antihistamines
23 reviews
   
8.3
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Alternative treatments for Urticaria

The following products are considered to be alternative treatments or natural remedies for Urticaria. Their efficacy may not have been scientifically tested to the same degree as the drugs listed in the table above. However there may be historical, cultural or anecdotal evidence linking their use to the treatment of Urticaria.

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Learn more about Urticaria

Synonym(s): Hives; Wheals and Welts

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