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They have been taken by a large number of pregnant women and women of childbearing age without any proven increase in malformations or harm to the fetus.
An exception is promethazine for which adverse events have been reported in animal studies (at very high doses).
There is now little role for sedating antihistamines in allergic conditions.
Less sedating antihistamines are equally efficacious. The less sedating antihistamines can be taken long term with no loss of efficacy, and an ongoing good safety profile.
Oral antihistamines also have the benefit of treating associated conjunctival symptoms.
The sedating, first generation antihistamines now have little role in therapeutics.
Their unfavourable adverse effect profile has prompted the Global Allergy and Asthma European Network to recommend making these antihistamines prescription-only, rather than over-the-counter, drugs.
Desloratadine and fexofenadine are registered for use in infants six months and older, while loratadine and cetirizine can be used from 12 months of age.
Some antihistamines are used for their antinausea or sedative Loratadine is metabolised in the liver, while cetirizine, desloratadine and fexofenadine are not metabolised extensively.