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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.
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

62 percent of frequent antihistamine users did not test positive for allergies

62 percent of frequent antihistamine users did not test positive for allergies

Higher generic drug use in 2003 slowed the rising cost per prescription to a 7.9% increase

Higher generic drug use in 2003 slowed the rising cost per prescription to a 7.9% increase

FDA approves new chewable formulation of Zyrtec® aimed at young allergy sufferers

FDA approves new chewable formulation of Zyrtec® aimed at young allergy sufferers