Hives and Angioedema Topic Guide

Hives and Angioedema Hives and Angioedema: Hives are itchy wheals caused by an allergic skin reaction. Angioedema refers to welts that form in a deeper skin layer. Learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatment of hives and angioedema.

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Medications:

desloratadine Desloratadine

Desloratadine is an antihistamine that is used to treat the symptoms of allergies, such as sneezing, watery eyes, itching, and runny nose.

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cetirizine and pseudoephedrine Cetirizine And Pseudoephedrine

Cetirizine is an antihistamine that reduces the natural chemical histamine in the body. Histamine can produce symptoms of sneezing, itching, watery eyes, an...learn more »

fexofenadine Fexofenadine

Fexofenadine is an antihistamine that is used to treat the symptoms of seasonal allergies (hay fever) in adults and children...learn more »

cetirizine Cetirizine

Cetirizine is an antihistamine that reduces the effects of natural chemical histamine in the body. Histamine can produce symptoms of sneezing, itching, wate...learn more »

loratadine Loratadine

Loratadine is an antihistamine that is used to treat symptoms of hay fever or other allergies, such as sneezing, runny nose, itchy or watery eyes, and itchin...learn more »

hydroxyzine Hydroxyzine

Hydroxyzine reduces activity in the central nervous system. It also acts as an antihistamine that reduces the effects of natural chemical histamine in the b...learn more »

cyproheptadine Cyproheptadine

Cyproheptadine is an antihistamine that reduces the effects of natural chemical histamine in the body. Histamine can produce symptoms of sneezing, itching, ...learn more »

epinephrine injection Epinephrine Injection

Epinephrine injection is used to treat severe allergic reactions (anaphylaxis) to insect stings or bites, foods, drugs, and other allergens...learn more »

prednisone Prednisone

Prednisone is a steroid that reduces inflammation in the body, and also suppresses your immune system...learn more »

diphenhydramine Diphenhydramine

Diphenhydramine is an antihistamine that is used to treat sneezing, runny nose, watery eyes, hives, skin rash, itching, and other cold or allergy symptoms./...learn more »

cimetidine Cimetidine

Cimetidine is a stomach acid reducer that is used to treat and prevent certain types of stomach ulcer. Cimetidine is also used to treat gastroesophageal ref...learn more »

prednisolone Prednisolone

Prednisolone is a steroid that prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation...learn more »

ranitidine Ranitidine

Ranitidine is a histamine-2 blocker that reduces acid in the stomach...learn more »