A Comparative Study of Efficacy of Cetrizine Versus Astemizole in Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria
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Vijay M, Rawal R C, Billimoria F E. A Comparative Study of Efficacy of Cetrizine Versus Astemizole in Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1994;60:203-205
AbstractEfficacy of Cetrizine and Astemizole was comapared in 50 cases of chronic Idiopathic urticaria. Patients were divided into 2 groups viz A and B. Before starting the therapy, routine investigations were carried out to rule out any septic focus. Prior to treatment, 1 week before all medications were withdrawn. Cetrizine and Astemizole, 10 mg each, were given as a single daily morning dose for 1 month and patients were followed up for 1 month.