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Meaning of ANTIHISTAMINE

Pronunciation:  `anti'histu`meen

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a medicine used to treat allergies and hypersensitive reactions and colds; works by counteracting the effects of histamine on a receptor site
 

ANTIHISTAMINE is a 13 letter word that starts with A.

 

 See Also: Actifed, Antivert, Benadryl, brompheniramine maleate, chlorpheniramine maleate, Chlor-Trimeton, Coricidin, cyproheptadine, dimenhydrinate, Dimetane, Dimetapp, diphenhydramine, Dramamine, meclizine, meclizine hydrochloride, medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine, methapyrilene, Periactin, Phenergan, pheniramine, phenyltoloxamine, promethazine, pyrilamine

 

 

Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: Drug used to offset the effects of histamine.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A drug that relieves allergy symptoms by blocking the production or effects of histamines in the inflammatory process.
 

 

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