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Introduction: Antihistamine

Description of Antihistamine

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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Antihistamine: group of drugs that counteract the action of histamine; conventional antihistamines, as those used in treating allergies, block the H1 histamine receptors, whereas others block the H2 receptors.
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Hierarchical classifications of Antihistamine

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  • medicament,medication,medicinal drug,medicine
  • drug
  • agent
  • causal agency,causal agent,cause
  • entity

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