ANTIHISTAMINES FOR SYSTEMIC USE


Cetirizine

 

R – RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

R06 – ANTIHISTAMINES FOR SYSTEMIC USE

R06A – ANTIHISTAMINES FOR SYSTEMIC USE

R06AE – Piperazine derivatives

 

Cetirizine  is an antihistamine and belongs to respiratory system. It is a major metabolite of hydroxyzine, and a racemic selective H1 receptor antagonist.

 

Therapeutic use

Used in the treatment of hay fever, allergies, angioedema, and urticaria.

ATC Code R06AE07.