écrit le: 14 novembre 2011 par admin
antihistamine (noun) A drug that counteracts the harmful action of histamine and is used in the case of allergic disease. Antihistamines act effectively against hay fever, but may worsen congestion due to common cold. They stop the flow of water that characterize allergic rhinitis, but can also make the mucus too thick and difficult to expectorate. They can also cause drowsiness.
Meaning and uses
An antihistamine is a drug used to reduce or eliminate the effects of histamine, an endogenous chemical mediator released from others during allergic reactions, by acting on histamine receptors. …
Antihistamine – Drugs recommended in the treatment of allergies.
Antihistamine – a substance that acts against the effects of histamine.
Antihistamine – Drugs fighting against the action of histamine, a potent mediator of allergy.