Antihistamines (H1 receptor antagonists)

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Abstract

The Side Effects of Drugs Annuals is a series of volumes in which the adverse effects of drugs and adverse reactions to them are surveyed. The series supplements the contents of Meyler’s Side Effects of Drugs: the International Encyclopedia of Adverse Drug Reactions and Interactions. This review of the 2011 publications on antihistamines (H1 receptor inverse agonists) covers alcaftadine, bepotastine, bilastine, cetirizine and levocetirizine, chlorphenamine, diphenhydramine, dimetindene maleate, doxylamine, hydroxyzine, olopatadine, promethazine, and rupatadine. It includes a note about the history of the development of antihistamines and a special review of the newer antihistamines, alcaftadine, bepotastine, bilastine, and rupatadine.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSide effects of drugs annual
Subtitle of host publicationa worldwide yearly survey of new data in adverse drug reactions
EditorsJeffery K Aronson
PublisherElsevier Science
Pages233–239
Number of pages7
Volume36
ISBN (Print)0444626352 , 978-0444626356
Publication statusPublished - 8 May 2014

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    Walsh, G. M. (2014). Antihistamines (H1 receptor antagonists). In J. K. Aronson (Ed.), Side effects of drugs annual: a worldwide yearly survey of new data in adverse drug reactions (Vol. 36, pp. 233–239). Elsevier Science .