Sedating antihistamines and
They are indicated for various types of allergic reactions, and as an adjunctive therapy for anaphylactic reactions.
They are also used to relieve preoperative anxiety and tension, facilitate sleep, and reduce postoperative nausea and vomiting.
Should single doses of a serotonin antagonist such as ondansetron be indicated, breastfeeding can be continued as long as the infant is observed for symptoms.
Secondary amine TCAs (e.g., nortriptyline) are generally believed to be less likely to cause orthostatic hypotension than tertiary amine TCAs.Common side effects include sedation, carbohydrate craving, and weight gain.