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Bilastine is a novel second-generation antihistamine that optimizes the treatment of chronic urticaria and allergic rhinitis by effectively balancing its symptom-relieving effects with a unique safety profile. At the recent European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) Congress held in Vienna, Austria, Professor Marcus Maurer of the Charité-Universitätsmedizen, Berlin, Germany, and Associate Professor Marysia Recto of the Asian Hospital and Medical Centre, Muntinlupa City, Philippines, outlined bilastine’s effects on patients with chronic urticaria and allergic rhinitis, while Professor Piotr Kuna from the Medical University of Lodz, Poland, described its unique pharmacokinetics. Their presentations highlighted the unique traits that have ensured that bilastine is the only second-generation antihistamine to meet most of the desired features of an ideal drug described by international guidelines such as ARIA (Allergic Rhinitis and its Impact of Asthma), most notably its rapid onset of action and long-lasting effect, which are achieved without sedation.
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