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Noun1.Periactin - an antihistamine (trade name Periactin) used to treat some allergic reactions
antihistamine - a medicine used to treat allergies and hypersensitive reactions and colds; works by counteracting the effects of histamine on a receptor site
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This physician finally prescribed periactin for the itching, tagamet as a H2 histamine inhibitor, and Zoloft for my depression.
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Sarah said: "Stacey is now on an antihistamine called Periactin and it seems to help.