Alimemazine

Grey

Brand Name(s):Zentiva,
ADVANZ Pharma,
Thame laborotaries

Indication:Urticaria, pruritus, pre- medication sedative prior to general anaesthesia in patients aged two and above

Rationale:5

Considered:Jan-20

Review Date:Jul-23

Comments:
There are a range of alternative antihistamine preparations available which are licensed to treat urticaria and pruritus. The paediatric indications have been updated to include; pre-medication sedation before general anaesthesia in children aged 3-7 years and as a second-line treatment in the symptomatic relief of urticaria and pruritus in children aged 3 years and above