Which medications in the drug class Antihistamines are used in the treatment of Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis (TEN)?

Updated: Jul 01, 2021
  • Author: Samantha P Jellinek-Cohen, PharmD, BCPS (AQ-ID); Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Antihistamines

Hydroxyzine may be used when reepithelialization begins because intense pruritus may occur.

Hydroxyzine (Vistaril)

Hydroxyzine antagonizes H1 receptors in the periphery. It may suppress histamine activity in subcortical region of the central nervous system.


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