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antihistamine

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Definition medication used to treat allergies and colds; counteracts the effects of histamine on receptor sites
  • Levocetirizine is a third generation antihistamine.
  • A woman passing on the street said, "A decongestant, an antihistamine, a cough suppressant, a pain reliever."
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • Take some of those antihistamines you take.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • Her blood pressure came down with antihistamines?
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • This is his antihistamine for the morning, and these are his nasal sprays, but I mostly do those last thing before I leave, so you shouldn't have to worry.
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You
  • His father would have opened his bag and found the antihistamine.
    Kim Edwards  --  The Memory Keeper's Daughter
  • I think my antihistamine just kicked in .... or maybe I'm just so excited and happy that my immune system is happy and excited too.
    Beatrice Sparks  --  It Happened to Nancy
  • Take the twelve-hour antihistamines.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • Adam was granted the rest of the day in the aid station by the corpsmen, who propped his amply spread legs with pillows, iced his groin, put him on an IV, and shot him up with an antihistamine to counteract the venom from the fire ants.
    Eric Blehm  --  Fearless

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