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Table 2 Efficacy of increased doses of non-sedating antihistamines in patients with chronic urticaria

From: Comparative efficacy of non-sedating antihistamine updosing in patients with chronic urticaria

Authorref Drug Dose (mg) Efficacy
Responders/n %
Finn [17] Fexofenadine 120 BD 46/89 51.6
Finn [17] Fexofenadine 240 BD 54/83 64.9
Nelson [18] Fexofenadine 120 BD 33/77 42.8
Nelson [18] Fexofenadine 240 BD 46/82 56.0
Giménez-Arnau [19] Rupatadine 20 QD 69/109 63.3
Dubertret [20] Rupatadine 20 QD 48/67 71.6
Siebenhaar [21] Desloratadine 20 QD 15/30 50.0
Staevska [22] Desloratadine 10 QD 7/36 19.4
Staevska [22] Desloratadine 20 QD 1/29 3.4
Staevska [22] Levocetirizine 10 QD 8/31 25.8
Staevska [22] Levocetirizine 20 QD 5/23 21.7
Krause [23] Bilastine 40 QD 11/20 55.0
Krause [23] Bilastine 80 QD 12/20 60.0