antihistamine


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The screening identified the antihistamine astemizole, which was removed from American and European markets in the late 1990s because of potential damage to the heart.
UCB has built a successful antihistamine franchise worldwide and we are optimistic about the opportunity UCB has to expand it with the introduction of levocetirizine in the U.
While the label doesn't always indicate it, what you want to reach for is an antihistamine.
Although pyrilamine is an over-the-counter antihistamine, it's premature to say that people taking antihistamines for allergies may have trouble regulating their body temperature in heat stress, Wong cautions.
For that reason, UTMB researchers tested their theory that the use of an antihistamine or a corticosteroid--which is given to tamp down the immune system's response and thus reduce inflammation--would fight off the infections better.
Use of antihistamine drugs in early pregnancy and delivery outcome.
Benadryl is an older generation of antihistamine that can cause drowsiness.
Nonsedating prescription antihistamines are on Anthem's third tier, which costs $30, or 50% of the drug's cost, for Anthem's two most popular plans.
1) Newer drugs, such as fexofenadine (Allegra), loratadine (Claritin) and cetirizine (Zyrtec), all taken in pill form, as well as the intranasal antihistamine azelastine (Astelin), and ketotifen, an antihistamine drop for your eyes, are less sedating and thus the treatment of choice.
This severely limits our ability to notice what is really going on--like the EMTs confronted with a patient who says he needs a common antihistamine.
The editors of Annals of Internal Medicine recommend that drivers use only prescription antihistamines with a known lessened risk of drowsiness.
For a free leaflet, write to Antihistamine Leaflet, PO Box 14158, London SW11 6ZW.
Key Point: Except for anticonvulsants in documented seizure history, all central nervous system depressants should be stopped when a sedating antihistamine is given to a frail older nursing home patient.
As the name indicates, an antihistamine counters the effects of histamine, which is released by the mast cells in the body's tissues and contributes to allergy symptoms.