Antihistamine

What is Antihistamine?

Antihistamine meaning A type of drug that blocks the action of histamines, which can cause fever, itching, sneezing, a runny nose and watery eyes. Antihistamines are used to prevent fevers in patients receiving blood transfusions and to treat allergies, coughs and colds.

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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