Unwanted side effects of sedating antihistamines

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Chlorphenamine belongs to a group of medicines known as sedating antihistamines.H3 receptor antagonists could provide new treatment options for sleep disorders, weight loss, neuropathic pain, obesity, movement disorders, schizophrenia, attention deficit disorders, and Alzheimer’s dementia, while the development of antagonists for H4 receptors may lead to new treatment options for autoimmune inflammatory diseases.1,2 The first H1 sedating antihistamines have been available for more than 60 years and were synthesized based on a chemical structure similar to that used to develop cholinergic muscarinic antagonists, tranquilizers, and antihypertensive agents.These antihistamines have low receptor specificity and interact with both peripheral and central histamine receptors and readily cross the blood-brain barrier.It is used to relieve allergies (such as hay fever, food and drug allergies, and allergic skin reactions), and to relieve itching caused by infections such as chickenpox.It is also given to treat a type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis, which is a medical emergency.

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