Antihistamines

Benadryl (diphenhydramine)

Benadryl is a brand of various antihistamine medications used to stop allergies, whose content varies in different countries, but which includes some combination of diphenhydramine, acrivastine, and/or cetirizine...Wikipedia

 

Manufacturer's Website: Benadryl                                                                                                                          Average retail cost: $9/30 tabs

Alavert (loratadine)

Loratadine, sold under the brand name Claritin among others, is a medication used to treat allergies. This includes allergic rhinitis (hay fever) and hives...Wikipedia

 

Manufacturer's Website: Not Available                                                                                                                          Average retail cost: $207/carton

Histex PD (carbinoxamine)

Carbinoxamine is an antihistamine and anticholinergic agent. It is used for hay fever, vasomotor rhinitis, mild urticaria, angioedema, dermatographism and allergic conjunctivitis...Wikipedia

 

Manufacturer's Website: Not Available                                                                                                                          Average retail cost: $22/1 bottle

Zyrtec (cetirizine)

Cetirizine, sold under the brand name Zyrtec among others, is a second-generation antihistamine used to treat allergic rhinitis (hay fever), dermatitis, and urticaria (hives)...Wikipedia

 

Manufacturer's Website: Zyrtec                                                                                                                            Average retail cost: $25/30 tabs

Allegra (fexofenadine)

Fexofenadine, sold under the brand name Allegra among others, is an antihistamine pharmaceutical drug used in the treatment of allergy symptoms, such as hay fever and urticaria...Wikipedia

 

Manufacturer's Website: Allegra                                                                                                                              Average retail cost: $28/30 tabs

Claritin (loratadine)

Loratadine, sold under the brand name Claritin among others, is a medication used to treat allergies. This includes allergic rhinitis (hay fever) and hives...Wikipedia

 

Manufacturer's Website: Claritin                                                                                                                                 Average retail cost: $29/30 tabs

Ala-Hist IR (dexbrompheniramine)

Dexbrompheniramine is an antihistamine with anticholinergic properties used to treat allergic conditions such as hay fever or urticaria...Wikipedia

 

Manufacturer's Website: Not Available                                                                                                                       Average retail cost: $30/30 tabs

Vistaril (hydroxyzine)

Hydroxyzine, sold under the brand names Atarax, Vistaril and others, is an antihistamine medication. It is used in the treatment of itchiness, insomnia, anxiety, and nausea, including that due to motion sickness ...Wikipedia

 

Manufacturer's Website: Vistaril                                                                                                                            Average retail cost: $80/30 caps

Promethegan (promethazine)

Promethazine is a first-generation antihistamine and antiemetic used to treat allergies, insomnia, and nausea. It may also help with some symptoms associated with the common cold and may also be used for sedating people who are agitated or anxious...Wikipedia

 

Manufacturer's Website: Not Available                                                                                                           Average retail cost: $84/12 suppositories

Phenadoz (promethazine)

Promethazine is a first-generation antihistamine and antiemetic used to treat allergies, insomnia, and nausea. It may also help with some symptoms associated with the common cold and may also be used for sedating people who are agitated or anxious...Wikipedia

 

Manufacturer's Website: Not Available                                                                                                           Average retail cost: $176/12 suppositories

Ryvent (carbinoxamine)

Carbinoxamine is an antihistamine and anticholinergic agent. It is used for hay fever, vasomotor rhinitis, mild urticaria, angioedema, dermatographism and allergic conjunctivitis...Wikipedia

 

Manufacturer's Website: Not Available                                                                                                                          Average retail cost: $248/30 tabs

Clarinex (desloratadine)

Desloratadine (trade names Clarinex and Aerius) is a tricyclic H1 inverse agonist that is used to treat allergies...Wikipedia

 

Manufacturer's Website: Not Available                                                                                                                               Average retail cost: $279/30 tabs

Quzyttir (cetirizine)

Cetirizine, sold under the brand name Zyrtec among others, is a second-generation antihistamine used to treat allergic rhinitis (hay fever), dermatitis, and urticaria (hives)...Wikipedia

 

Manufacturer's Website: Quzyttir                                                                                                                            Average retail cost: *

 

*This drug is administered by your healthcare practitioner, which usually means it may be expensive.

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