Brand Name: Tusstat
Xolair reduced the rate of hospital emergency visits by 44% in patients with inadequately controlled asthma.
Pregnancy Category B
Drug classes of Tusstat
Antihistamines (sedating type)
Mechanism of action of Tusstat
Competitively blocks the effects of histamine at peripheral H1 receptor sites; has anticholinergic (atropine-like) and sedative effects.
Indications of Tusstat
- 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
- Mild nighttime sedation
- Prevention of motion sickness
- Topical anesthetic
- Treatment of antipsychotic induced extrapyramidal symptoms
Contraindications of Tusstat
- Allergy to any antihistamines
- Asthmatic attack
- Not to be used in neonates
Adverse effects of Tusstat
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