Non sedating antihistamines generic
First generation antihistamines include brompheniramine, diphenhydramine, carbinoxamine, chlorpheniramine, and clemastine.
These antihistamines all have anticholinergic properties, making sedation one of the major side effects.
They are also added to medicines to treat coughs and colds.
Antihistamines work by blocking the effect of histamine in your body.
To get a good idea of what histamine can do, let us imagine the effects of an injection of a small amount of histamine: Headache is felt as a pulsating, whole-head pain, often with a sense of pressure.
Fast heart, blood pressure falls, irregular beats with alarming palpitations.
Histamine carries its message to a large number of cells by attaching to a special receptor on the cells' surfaces.
As with any medication you take, it pays to know more about what you're putting into your body.