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Clemastine: Oral tablet

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Clemastine 2.68mg Tab
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: 93 308 
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Clemastine 1.34mg Tab
Sandoz Inc
Pill Identification: GG 159 
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Clemastine 2.68mg Tab
Sandoz Inc
Pill Identification: GG 160 
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Clemastine 1.34mg Tab
PD-RX Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: GG 159 
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Dayhist Allergy 1.34mg Tablet
Publix Super Markets, Inc
Pill Identification: L232 
How This Drug Works
Antihistamines, H1
Histamine antagonists or antihistamines are drugs that relieve allergy symptoms. Histamine is a chemical used to identify and remove substances that trigger an allergic response.
Histamine antagonists or antihistamines are drugs that relieve allergy symptoms.<br><br>Histamine is a chemical used to identify and remove substances that trigger an allergic response.  There are four histamine receptors &#40;designated H<sub>1</sub>, H<sub>2</sub>, H<sub>3</sub>, H<sub>4</sub>&#41;. When histamine activates H<sub>1</sub> receptors, symptoms such as rashes, itching, watery eyes and trouble breathing may begin. <br><br>Antihistamines prevent histamine from stimulating the H<sub>1</sub> receptors located in the eyes, nose and throat to relieve swelling and stop leaking fluid.  First generation antihistamines were non-selective for H<sub>1</sub> receptors and crossed into the brain resulting in drowsiness.  Newer antihistamines are more selective, reducing this side effect.
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CLEMASTINE (KLEM as teen) is an antihistamine. It is used to treat the symptoms of allergies and mild allergic reactions. This medicine will not treat an infection.

Similar Brand Name Drugs : Tavist Allergy: Oral tablet

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Drugs Related by Class to Clemastine: Oral tablet
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Class Name : First generation (sedating) Antihistamines

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AHIST: Oral tablet  |  Aldex AN: Chewable tablet  |  Aller-Chlor: Oral tablet  |  Arbinoxa: Oral solution  |  Arbinoxa: Oral tablet  |  Atarax: Oral solution  |  Atarax: Oral tablet  |  Benadryl Allergy Children's: Oral solution  |  Benadryl Allergy Dye Free: Oral capsule  |  Benadryl Allergy Dye Free: Oral capsule, liquid filled  |  Benadryl Allergy Kapgel: Oral tablet  |  Benadryl Allergy Ultratab: Oral tablet  |  Benadryl Allergy: Oral capsule  |  Benadryl Allergy: Oral solution  |  Benadryl Children's Allergy Fastmelt: Oral disintegrating tablet  |  Benadryl Children's Allergy: Oral solution  |  Benadryl Children's Perfect Measure: Oral solution  |  Benadryl: Solution for injection  |  Benadryl: Topical cream  |  Benadryl: Topical solution  |  Benadryl: Topical spray, solution  |  BroveX CT: Chewable tablet  |  BroveX: Oral suspension  |  Chlor-Trimeton Allergy 12 Hour: Oral tablet, extended release 12 hour  |  Chlor-Trimeton: Oral tablet  |  Doxytex: Oral solution  |  Dytan: Chewable tablet  |  Dytan: Oral suspension  |  ElixSure Allergy: Oral solution  |  Histex PD: Oral solution  |  J-Tan: Oral suspension  |  Lodrane XR: Oral suspension  |  Lodrane: Oral capsule, extended release 24 hour  |  Lodrane: Oral solution  |  Lodrane: Oral tablet, extended release  |  Palgic: Oral solution  |  Palgic: Oral tablet  |  PediaCare Children's Allergy: Oral solution  |  PediaCare Nighttime Cough: Oral solution  |  PediaTan: Oral suspension  |  Pediox: Oral solution  |  Periactin: Oral tablet  |  Respa-BR: Oral tablet, extended release  |  Tavist Allergy: Oral tablet  |  Tavist: Oral syrup  |  Tavist: Oral tablet  |  Triprolidine: Oral solution  |  Unisom: Oral capsule, liquid filled  |  Unisom: Oral tablet  |  VANAHIST PD: Oral solution  |  Vazol: Oral solution  |  Vistaril: Oral capsule  |  Vistaril: Oral suspension  |  Vistaril: Solution for injection  |  Zymine XR: Oral suspension  |  Zymine: Oral solution
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CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Clemastine: Oral tablet
Usage by Gender
57.37%
42.63%
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage by Age
13.16%
13.16%
34.21%
39.47%
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