"In some studies we reviewed, some people actually experienced more sedation with the newer, nonsedating formulas than with the older, sedating products.The question, is it necessary to spend the extra money?
"They found the people taking Allegra or placebo drove well.
The people who were intoxicated drove as though they were.
Different studies have reported on antihistamine use in children, with various studies finding evidence that certain antihistamines could be used by children 2 years of age, and other drugs being safer for younger or older children.
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So concludes a new study published in the current issue of Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology in which researchers compared 18 previous trials investigating antihistamine-caused sedation levels in 1,500 people between ages 8 and 81.