Antihistamine Injections (cont.)

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Antihistamine injections are also used to alleviate extra pyramidal symptoms of antipsychotic medications.

Histamine is a chemical that causes many signs and symptoms of allergy. Histamine is released from histamine-storing cells (mast cells) and attaches to other cells that have receptors for histamine on their surfaces. Histamine stimulates the cells to release chemicals that produce effects that we associate with allergy. Antihistamines blocks histamine receptors and thus prevent activation of cells with histamine receptors by histamine.

What are examples of antihistamine injections available in the US?

Examples of antihistamine injections are as follows:

What are the side effects of antihistamine injections?

The common side effects of antihistamine injections are:

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/18/2014

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