What is an Antihistamine?

An antihistamine is a medication that is typically used for allergy symptom but may also be used for other disorders. Please refer to the list below for commonly used antihistamines but, IF YOU ARE NOT CERTAIN IF YOU ARE TAKING AN ANTIHISTAMINE PLEASE ASK YOUR PHARMACIST.

Please review this list of medications that contain antihistamines:

  • Allegra (Fexofenadine)
  • Antivert or Bonine (Meclizine)
  • Astelin (dispensed as a Nose Spray)
  • Atarax (Hydroxyzine)
  • Benadryl (Diphenhydramine)
  • Bromfed (Brompheneramine)
  • Chlortrimenton (Chlorpheniramine)
  • Claritin (Loratidine)
  • Clarinex (Desloratadine)
  • Dramamine (Dimenhydrinate)
  • Dymista
  • Pataday (dispensed as an eye drop)
  • Periactin (Cyproheptadine)
  • Phenergan (Promethazine)
  • Semprex (Acrivastine)
  • Tavist (Clemastine)
  • Unisom (Doxylamine)
  • Zyrtec (Cetirizine)
  • Zantac, Pepcid, Axid,¬†Tagamet (H2 blockers)
  • Xyzal

Combination decongestant & antihistamine medications include:

  • Allegra D
  • Bromfed DM
  • Claritin D
  • Clarinex D
  • Rynatan
  • Semprex D
  • D Allergy
  • Tavist D
  • Tussicaps
  • Tussionex