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an·ti·his·ta·mine

(ăn′tē-hĭs′tə-mēn′, -mĭn, ăn′tī-)
n.
Any of various drugs used to counteract the physiological effects of histamine production in allergic reactions and colds.

an′ti·his′ta·min′ic (-mĭn′ĭk) adj.

antihistamine

(ˌæntɪˈhɪstəˌmiːn; -mɪn)
n
(Pharmacology) any drug that neutralizes the effects of histamine, used esp in the treatment of allergies

an•ti•his•ta•mine

(ˌæn tiˈhɪs təˌmin, -mɪn, ˌæn taɪ-)

n.
any of various synthetic compounds capable of blocking the action of histamines, used esp. for treating allergies and gastric ulcers.
[1930–35]
an`ti•his`ta•min′ic (-ˈmɪn ɪk) adj.

an·ti·his·ta·mine

(ăn′tē-hĭs′tə-mēn′)
Any of various drugs that relieve cold or allergy symptoms by blocking the action of histamine in the body.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.antihistamine - a medicine used to treat allergies and hypersensitive reactions and coldsantihistamine - a medicine used to treat allergies and hypersensitive reactions and colds; works by counteracting the effects of histamine on a receptor site
Actifed - trade name for a drug containing an antihistamine and a decongestant; used to treat upper respiratory conditions and minor allergies
brompheniramine maleate, Dimetane - antihistamine (trade name Dimetane) used to treat hypersensitivity reactions (as rhinitis)
chlorpheniramine maleate, Chlor-Trimeton, Coricidin - an antihistamine (trade names Coricidin and Chlor-Trimeton)
cyproheptadine, Periactin - an antihistamine (trade name Periactin) used to treat some allergic reactions
dimenhydrinate, Dramamine - antihistamine and antiemetic (trade name Dramamine) used to treat motion sickness
Dimetapp - trade name for a drug containing an antihistamine and a decongestant; used to relieve nasal congestion and to treat rhinitis
Benadryl, diphenhydramine - antihistamine (trade name Benadryl) used to treat allergic reactions involving the nasal passages (hay fever) and also to treat motion sickness
Antivert, meclizine, meclizine hydrochloride - an antihistamine (trade name Antivert) used to treat or prevent motion sickness
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
methapyrilene - antihistamine used to treat allergic responses (as rhinitis or dermatitis or pruritus)
pheniramine - an antihistamine used in preparations to treat allergies and respiratory infections; used to treat rhinitis and skin rashes and pruritus
phenyltoloxamine - antihistamine included in some preparations used to treat coughing and nasal congestion
Phenergan, promethazine - antihistamine (trade name Phenergan) used to treat allergies; also an antiemetic used to treat motion sickness
pyrilamine - antihistamine used to treat rhinitis and pruritus
Translations
antihistaminikum
antihistamin
antihistamiini
antihistamin
抗ヒスタミン剤
항히스타민제
antihistamin
ยาแก้แพ้ชนิดหนึ่ง
thuốc chữa dị ứng

antihistamine

[ˌæntɪˈhɪstəmɪn]
A. ADJantihistamínico
B. Nantihistamínico m

antihistamine

[ˌæntiˈhɪstəmɪn] nantihistaminique m

antihistamine

[ˌæntɪˈhɪstəmɪn] nantistaminico

antihistamine

مُضاد للهِستاميـن antihistaminikum antihistamin Antihistaminikum αντιισταμινικό antihistamínico antihistamiini antihistaminique antihistamin antistaminico 抗ヒスタミン剤 항히스타민제 antihistaminicum antihistamin antyhistamina anti-histamínico антигистамин antihistamin ยาแก้แพ้ชนิดหนึ่ง antihistamin thuốc chữa dị ứng 抗组胺剂

an·ti·his·ta·mine

n. antihistamina, medicamento usado en el tratamiento de reacciones alérgicas.

antihistamine

adj & n antihistamínico
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