The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics
Intravenous Cetirizine (Quzyttir) for Acute Urticaria
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Quzyttir (TerSera), an IV formulation of the second-generation H1-antihistamine cetirizine, has been approved by the FDA for treatment of acute urticaria in patients ≥6 months old. Oral formulations of cetirizine (Zyrtec, and others) have been for sale over the counter for years. Quzyttir is the first parenteral formulation of a second-generation H1-antihistamine to become available in the US; parenteral formulations of two first-generation H1-antihistamines, diphenhydramine (Benadryl, and others) and hydroxyzine (Vistaril, and others), have been available for many years. ... more
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