Sedating effect of antihistamine


18-Sep-2020 06:50

Symptoms of hives comprise red, itchy, raised patches, etc. These patches change shapes and can also spread to other parts of the body. Topical antihistamine creams are the most effective treatment for this type of reaction.

Anaphylaxis is the hypersensitive form of an allergic reaction which can cause death if not taken attended to in time. Most common among them are drug and food allergies.

Following are some of the conditions in which antihistamines is used.

Hay fever is caused due to allergens like dust, dander, pollen, insect venom, etc., which enter the body through breathing.

However, the intensity and duration of these side effects may vary according to the drugs and one's resistance power.

It is very important to make sure that your health status, diet and any other medical conditions are taken into consideration before starting these medicines.

People with thyroid problems, kidney, liver or heart diseases, pregnant women, breastfeeding mothers, etc., should avoid taking antihistamine without consulting a doctor.