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DISCUSSION: The principle indications for the use of second generation H1 receptor antagonists are in the treatment of disease with inflammatory component like allergic rhinitis, conjunctivitis, idiopathic urticarial and diseases of allergic nature like hayfever (24), pollinosis (25), dermographism (26) and atopic eczema (27).
Conte commented on the role of these nonsedating H1 receptor antagonists, all of which are rapidly absorbed, in treating urticaria: