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Medications for Allergic Urticaria

What is Allergic Urticaria:  Allergic Urticaria is an eruption of itching wheals, otherwise known as hives, caused by an allergic reaction. Hives can change size and shape, and appear anywhere on your skin. They can be mild or severe and last from a few minutes to a few days.

Medications to treat Allergic Urticaria

The following list of medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
hydroxyzine N N X 22 reviews
6.0

Generic name: hydroxyzine systemic

Brand name:  Vistaril

Drug class: miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics, antihistamines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Vistaril N N X 2 reviews
8.0

Generic name: hydroxyzine systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics, antihistamines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
famotidine Off Label B N 2 reviews
7.0

Generic name: famotidine systemic

Drug class: H2 antagonists

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Off Label: Yes

 
Zymine C N X Add review
10

Generic name: triprolidine systemic

Drug class: antihistamines

For consumers: interactions, side effects

 
Arbinoxa C N X Add review Rate

Generic name: carbinoxamine systemic

Drug class: antihistamines

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carbinoxamine C N X Add review Rate

Generic name: carbinoxamine systemic

Brand names:  Arbinoxa, Carboxine, Histex CT, Palgic, Histex IE, Pediatex, Histex PD, Karbinal ER, Pediox, Ryvent

Drug class: antihistamines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
triprolidine C N X Add review
10

Generic name: triprolidine systemic

Brand names:  Zymine, Tripohist, Histex PD Drops, Histex Syrup, M-Hist PD, Vanaclear PD, Vanahist PD

Drug class: antihistamines

For consumers: interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

 
Carboxine C N X Add review Rate

Generic name: carbinoxamine systemic

Drug class: antihistamines

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dexchlorpheniramine / phenylephrine C N X Add review Rate

Generic name: dexchlorpheniramine / phenylephrine systemic

Brand names:  NalDex, Rescon-Jr, RhinaHist, Rescon-MX

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: interactions, side effects

 
IvyBlock N N Add review Rate

Generic name: bentoquatam topical

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

For consumers: dosage, side effects

 
NalDex C N X Add review Rate

Generic name: dexchlorpheniramine / phenylephrine systemic

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: interactions, side effects

 
tetracaine C N Add review Rate

Generic name: tetracaine topical

Brand name:  Pontocaine

Drug class: topical anesthetics

For consumers: interactions, side effects

 
bentoquatam N N Add review Rate

Generic name: bentoquatam topical

Brand name:  IvyBlock

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

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Histex CT C N X Add review Rate

Generic name: carbinoxamine systemic

Drug class: antihistamines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Palgic C N X Add review Rate

Generic name: carbinoxamine systemic

Drug class: antihistamines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Pontocaine C N Add review Rate

Generic name: tetracaine topical

Drug class: topical anesthetics

For consumers: interactions, side effects

 
Rescon-Jr C N X Add review Rate

Generic name: dexchlorpheniramine / phenylephrine systemic

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
RhinaHist C N X Add review Rate

Generic name: dexchlorpheniramine / phenylephrine systemic

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: interactions, side effects

 
Tripohist C N X Add review Rate

Generic name: triprolidine systemic

Drug class: antihistamines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Histex IE C N X Add review Rate

Generic name: carbinoxamine systemic

Drug class: antihistamines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Pediatex C N X Add review Rate

Generic name: carbinoxamine systemic

Drug class: antihistamines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Rescon-MX C N X Add review Rate

Generic name: dexchlorpheniramine / phenylephrine systemic

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Histex PD C N X Add review Rate

Generic name: carbinoxamine systemic

Drug class: antihistamines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Histex PD Drops C N X Add review Rate

Generic name: triprolidine systemic

Drug class: antihistamines

For consumers: interactions, side effects

 
Histex Syrup C N X Add review Rate

Generic name: triprolidine systemic

Drug class: antihistamines

For consumers: interactions, side effects

 
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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
Prescription Only / Over the Counter
Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N Is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 Has a high potential for abuse. Has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision.
2 Has a high potential for abuse. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 Has a potential for abuse less than those in schedules 1 and 2. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 3. It has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 3.
5 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 4. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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