HyperDic: antihistamine

English > 1 sense of the word antihistamine:
NOUNartifactantihistaminea medicine used to treat allergies and hypersensitive reactions and colds
antihistamine > pronunciation
Soundsae.ntiyhhih'stahmahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > antihistamine: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA medicine used to treat allergies and hypersensitive reactions and colds; works by counteracting the effects of histamine on a receptor site.
NarrowerActifedtrade name for a drug containing an antihistamine and a decongestant
Dimetapptrade name for a drug containing an antihistamine and a decongestant
brompheniramine maleate, Dimetaneantihistamine (trade name Dimetane) used to treat hypersensitivity reactions (as rhinitis)
chlorpheniramine maleate, Coricidin, Chlor-TrimetonAn antihistamine (trade names Coricidin and Chlor-Trimeton)
cyproheptadine, PeriactinAn antihistamine (trade name Periactin) used to treat some allergic reactions
dimenhydrinate, Dramamineantihistamine and antiemetic (trade name Dramamine) used to treat motion sickness
diphenhydramine, Benadrylantihistamine (trade name Benadryl) used to treat allergic reactions involving the nasal passages (hay fever) and also to treat motion sickness
meclizine, meclizine hydrochloride, AntivertAn antihistamine (trade name Antivert) used to treat or prevent motion sickness
methapyrileneantihistamine used to treat allergic responses (as rhinitis or dermatitis or pruritus)
pheniramineAn antihistamine used in preparations to treat allergies and respiratory infections
phenyltoloxamineantihistamine included in some preparations used to treat coughing and nasal congestion
promethazine, Phenerganantihistamine (trade name Phenergan) used to treat allergies
pyrilamineantihistamine used to treat rhinitis and pruritus
Broadermedicine, medication, medicament, medicinal drug(medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
Spanishantihistamínico
Catalanantihistamínic

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