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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.
Lung neutrophils produce histamine in significant quantities

Lung neutrophils produce histamine in significant quantities

Toxic chemical found in 3 more medicines in Panama

Toxic chemical found in 3 more medicines in Panama

New York Times examines efforts to obtain FDA approval for Abraxane to treat earlier-stage cancer

New York Times examines efforts to obtain FDA approval for Abraxane to treat earlier-stage cancer

Popular antihistamine used to help young children sleep is ineffective

Popular antihistamine used to help young children sleep is ineffective

Benadryl does not improve infant sleep

Benadryl does not improve infant sleep

Inflammation cuts both ways

Inflammation cuts both ways

Non-prescription cough medicine won't help that cough

Non-prescription cough medicine won't help that cough

Syrupy medications may cause cavities in children

Syrupy medications may cause cavities in children

Butterbur extract should be considered as an alternative treatment for hayfever

Butterbur extract should be considered as an alternative treatment for hayfever

Claritin's switch to OTC status meant fewer prescriptions

Claritin's switch to OTC status meant fewer prescriptions

Latest patterns of medication use in the U.S.

Latest patterns of medication use in the U.S.

The rise in over the counter drugs, why?

The rise in over the counter drugs, why?

Generic antipsychotic drugs can protect brain cells from progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy

Generic antipsychotic drugs can protect brain cells from progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy

Vaccine provides new hope to the millions of people who suffer from food allergies

Vaccine provides new hope to the millions of people who suffer from food allergies

Ranbaxy receives FDA approval to market Loratadine and Pseudoephedrine Sulfate extended release tablets

Ranbaxy receives FDA approval to market Loratadine and Pseudoephedrine Sulfate extended release tablets

A misconception that eating wasabi decongests the nose

A misconception that eating wasabi decongests the nose

Michigan settlement with pharmaceutical manufacturer Schering Plough

Michigan settlement with pharmaceutical manufacturer Schering Plough

Schering-Ploug will return more than $9 million to the Texas Medicaid program for the company’s fraudulent reporting of prices for drug Claritin

Schering-Ploug will return more than $9 million to the Texas Medicaid program for the company’s fraudulent reporting of prices for drug Claritin

Schering Plough to reimburse Washington's Medicaid program $3.57 million in Claritin case

Schering Plough to reimburse Washington's Medicaid program $3.57 million in Claritin case

Most over-the-counter cough medications are no better than non-medicated syrup

Most over-the-counter cough medications are no better than non-medicated syrup