- What are antihistamine injections?
- What are examples of antihistamine injections available in the US?
- What are the side effects of antihistamine injections?
- Which drugs interact with antihistamine injections?
- What formulations of antihistamine injections are available?
- What about taking antihistamine injections during pregnancy or while breastfeeding?
Examples of antihistamine injections are as follows:
- diphenhydramine (Benadryl),
- promethazine (Phenergan),
- hydroxyzine hydrochloride (Restall, Vistacot), and
- dimenhydrinate (Dramamine, Driminate).
What are the side effects of antihistamine injections?
The common side effects of antihistamine injections are:
- dry mouth,
- blurred vision,
- urinary retention,
- increased or decreased blood pressure,
- abnormal heart rate,
- nausea, and
- trouble breathing.
Which drugs interact with antihistamine injections?
Antihistamine injections have additive effects if used with alcohol or other central nervous system depressant medications such as:
- alprazolam (Xanax),
- clonazepam (Klonopin),
- diazepam (Valium),
- zolpidem (Ambien),
- zaleplon (Sonata),
- phenobarbital, butalbital/acetaminophen/caffeine (Fioricet),
- codeine, morphine (MSIR), and
- hydromorphone (Dilaudid).
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