Antihistamines For Allergies
Allergies affect millions each year. Learn how you can treat your allergies with a popular treatment called antihistamines.
An antihistamine is a type of pharmaceutical drug that opposes the activity of
histamine receptors in the body. Antihistamines are subclassified according to
Oct 21, 2014 ... Different medications can treat allergies, including steroids and allergy shots, but
usually the first thing to try is an antihistamine.
Antihistamines are drugs that inhibit the action of histamine in the body by
blocking the receptors of histamine. There are two types of histamine receptors
Nov 25, 2015 ... An antihistamine is used for treating common allergy symptoms, such as
sneezing, watery eyes, hives, and a runny nose. They're also used to ...
Antihistamines help relieve or prevent allergy symptoms. Two types of OTC
antihistamines are available: first-generation and second-generation
Antihistamines are mainly used to treat hay fever (seasonal allergic rhinitis),
hives (urticaria), itching (pruritus) and insect bites and stings. They may be used
Jul 9, 2015 ... Consumer information about OTC oral antihistamines. Information includes list of
drugs used to treat symptoms of allergies, colds, motion ...
May 17, 2016 ... Read patient information from MedlinePlus: Antihistamines for allergies.
Antihistamines: Drugs that combat the histamine released during an allergic
reaction by blocking the action of the histamine on the tissue. Antihistamines do