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Antihistamines Can Worsen MS-Related Fatigue by stuart Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Jan 2009 8:24pm 1 Comment Info providedByJulie Stachowiak, Ph.D., Updated: July 18, 2008 Fatigue Can Be a Side Effect of These Antihistamine Medications Fatigue and Multiple Sclerosis Most of us withMultiple Sclerosis (MS) suffer fromfatigue. In fact, an estimated 70% of people with MS say that fatigue is their most disabling symptom. While ... Read on »
Is Allegra a good antihistamine? by Neil Kao Medical Doctor Posted Sat 13 Jun 2009 12:26am 1 Comment Allegra is the trade name for the generic medication called fexofenadine.Therefore, they are the same thing. Allegra has been available for several years longer than the generics, which entered the marketpl ace about October of 2006.(Photo courtesy of PDR). Note generics will not have the same markings on the pills as branded medications. Whe ... Read on »
Antihistamine Use Linked to Extra Pounds by Medline Plus Posted Wed 25 Aug 2010 10:04am Wednesday, August 25, 2010    By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who use prescription antihistamines to relieve allergy symptoms may be more likely than non-users to carry excess pounds, a new study suggests, although the significance of the connection is not ye ... Read on »
Antihistamine Use Linked t ... by John R. Posted Mon 30 Aug 2010 10:28pm Antihistamine Use Linked to Extra Pounds More epidemiological stupidity. Isn't it obvious that chronically ill people might get less exercise and thus gain weight? They obviously want to blame the remedy instead of the illness for weight gain but rightly chicken out in the end People who use prescription antihistamines to relieve alle ... Read on »
Antihistamine Effects – What You Need to Know by FitBuff Brandon Patient Expert Posted Wed 21 Nov 2012 8:15am So, what is the difference between a food intolerance and allergy? No idea? No problem – doctors haven't been able to distinguish between the two either until recently. Unfortunately, until they did, patients were being treated for food allergies which did nothing to resolve the symptoms they were suffering from. Wh ... Read on »
Why antihistamines can worsen restless leg syndrome by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 18 Nov 2008 7:04am People with restless leg syndrome often have found that sleep-inducing allergy drugs (commonly antihistamines) worsen their symptoms. Now, researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine have discovered a possible reason for that and help explain why RLS in general interferes with sleep but doesn’t seem to result in daytime drowsines ... Read on »
A New Antihistamine Named Bilastine by Neil Kao Medical Doctor Posted Mon 13 Jul 2009 11:36pm Bilastine is a new antihistamine that is beinginvestigated around the world. Bilastine will be taken orally for allergic rhinitis and in eye drops for allergic conjunctivitis. Bilastine has been approved in a few European countries. However, bilastine is not approved for use in the U.S. yet. The manufacturer,FaesFarma, has partnered with Inspire ... Read on »
Antihistamine Effects by FitBuff Brandon Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Jul 2010 4:49am Introduction Chronic pill poppers really get on my nerves. Almost every time I've been on some medication (unless it's very serious stuff) I almost always miss out on taking a pill during the entire 'course'. Just for kicks, and in awareness of the prescription drug abuse that's so rampant these days. Instead, a w ... Read on »
antihistamines and arthritis? by Judith L. Patient Expert Posted Thu 06 Jan 2011 12:52pm After I went off prednisone I expected the stiffness in my knees to return. But it didn't. I have been taking a generic version of Zyrtec for a rash, and it seems to be having an effect on inflammation. I have never heard of this happening, of antihistamines being helpful for arthritic inflammation. I have done a couple of quick searches onlin ... Read on »