Prescription non sedating antihistamines
Sedatives can be misused to produce an overly-calming effect (alcohol being the classic and most common sedating drug).In the event of an overdose or if combined with another sedative, many of these drugs can cause unconsciousness (see hypnotic) and even death.This helps to prevent inflammation and eases allergic reactions.If you have a severe allergic reaction, your symptoms may include: This type of severe reaction is called anaphylaxis. Anaphylaxis is commonly triggered by an allergy to wasp and bee stings, latex, and certain foods, including eggs, fish, shellfish, cow’s milk and nuts. If you have anaphylaxis, it’s important that you get medical help immediately, as it can be very serious and you need an adrenaline injection.They are also added to medicines to treat coughs and colds.Antihistamines work by blocking the effect of histamine in your body.They do not always completely control the allergic reaction because they do not counteract other chemicals that may be responsible for the symptoms.
Histamine affects nearby nerves resulting in itching.
You may then need further treatment, for example with steroids and antihistamines, to reduce the allergic response.
You can buy some of these from pharmacies without a prescription.
Histamine is stored in Antihistamines are medications that counteract the effect of the natural chemical histamine.
They are valuable drugs to reduce symptoms due to allergic diseases, especially those mediated by histamine.