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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.
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antihistamine

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

[ˌæntiˈhɪstəmɪn] nantihistaminique m
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antihistamine

[ˌæntɪˈhɪstəmɪn] nantistaminico
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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
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an·ti·his·ta·mine

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

adj & n antihistamínico
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References in periodicals archive ?
The antihistamines include Diphenhydramine, Azelastine Nasal Sprays, Levocabastine Eyedrops, Levocabastine Oral, Hydroxyzine, Cyproheptadine, Azelastine Eyedrops, Carbinoxamine, Desloratadine, Emedastine Eyedrops, and others.
Levocabastine (<<Tyzine[R] Allergy>>, Johnson & Johnson) and beclomethasone (<<Nacobec>>, IVAX Pharmaceuticals) were used as reference drugs.
The pharmacologic agents that are available as ophthalmic solutions, used in the treatment of allergic conjunctivitis belong to diverse classes: (1) Antihistamines - which block H1 receptors, e.g., levocabastine, azelastine, emedastine, bepotastine, and alcaftadine; (2) Mast cell stabilizers - which increase the calcium influx to the mast cell and prevent changes in the membrane permeability resulting in the stability of membrane decreasing degranulation of mast cells, [6] e.g.
In the same systematic review, 9 RCTs with 313 patients compared topical antihistamines (levocabastine, azelastine hydrochloride, emedastine, and antazoline phosphate) with placebo.
(13) Topical antihistamines, such as levocabastine and emedastine alleviate ocular allergy quickly by binding to histamine receptors but are only effective in mild cases.