Brand Name: Tavist
Xolair reduced the rate of hospital emergency visits by 44% in patients with inadequately controlled asthma.
Pregnancy Category B
Drug classes of Tavist
Antihistamines (sedating type)
Mechanism of action of Tavist
Competitively blocks the effects of histamine at peripheral H1 receptor sites.
Indications of Tavist
- Relief of symptoms associated with perennial and seasonal allergic rhinitis; vasomotor rhinitis; allergic conjunctivitis; mild, uncomplicated urticaria and angioedema
- Amelioration of allergic reactions to blood or plasma
- Adjunctive therapy in anaphylactic reactions
Contraindications of Tavist
- Allergy to any antihistamines
- Narrow angle glaucoma
Adverse effects of Tavist
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