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Antihistamine is 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.
FDA approves Astepro, new formulation of Astelin

FDA approves Astepro, new formulation of Astelin

Anti-itching drug clemizole shows promise against hepatitis C

Anti-itching drug clemizole shows promise against hepatitis C

Drugs and fruit juices - a combination to avoid

Drugs and fruit juices - a combination to avoid

New reasons to avoid grapefruit juice when taking certain drugs

New reasons to avoid grapefruit juice when taking certain drugs

Despite warnings one in ten children still use cough and cold medications

Despite warnings one in ten children still use cough and cold medications

Overuse of cough and cold medications among young children in U.S.

Overuse of cough and cold medications among young children in U.S.

Dimebon, old hay fever drug shows promise in treating Alzheimer's

Dimebon, old hay fever drug shows promise in treating Alzheimer's

Taro Pharmaceutical receives final FDA approval for Cetirizine Hydrochloride oral solution

Taro Pharmaceutical receives final FDA approval for Cetirizine Hydrochloride oral solution

Over-the-counter sale of child cough medicine for young children to be banned

Over-the-counter sale of child cough medicine for young children to be banned

Naglazyme approved in Japan

Naglazyme approved in Japan

FDA gives new safety information on proper use of Tussionex as a cough suppressant

FDA gives new safety information on proper use of Tussionex as a cough suppressant

FDA approves XYZAL (levocetirizine dihydrochloride) for allergies and chronic idiopathic urticaria

FDA approves XYZAL (levocetirizine dihydrochloride) for allergies and chronic idiopathic urticaria

OTC cough medicine: Not worthwhile for children or adults?

OTC cough medicine: Not worthwhile for children or adults?

FDA approves new nonprescription allergy drug Zyrtec-D

FDA approves new nonprescription allergy drug Zyrtec-D

Top five prescribed drugs

Top five prescribed drugs

$52.5 million settlement against Sepracor approved

$52.5 million settlement against Sepracor approved

Electronics to the rescue of sloppy doctors

Electronics to the rescue of sloppy doctors

Ranbaxy receives tentative FDA approval for Fexofenadine hydrochloride tablets

Ranbaxy receives tentative FDA approval for Fexofenadine hydrochloride tablets

New human medications found in fish in Texas

New human medications found in fish in Texas

Ranbaxy receives U.S. approval to market Loratadine Antihistamine tablets

Ranbaxy receives U.S. approval to market Loratadine Antihistamine tablets