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Descriptor English: Histamine Antagonists
Descriptor Spanish: Antagonistas de los Receptores Histamínicos
Descriptor Portuguese: Antagonistas dos Receptores Histamínicos
Descriptor French: Antihistaminiques
Entry term(s): Antagonist, Histamine
Antagonists, Histamine
Antihistamine
Antihistamines
Histamine Antagonist
Tree number(s): D27.505.519.625.375.425
D27.505.696.577.375.425
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006633
Scope note: Drugs that bind to but do not activate histamine receptors, thereby blocking the actions of histamine or histamine agonists. Classical antihistaminics block the histamine H1 receptors only.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics; do not confuse with HISTAMINE AGONISTS
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Previous Indexing: Histamine H1 Receptor Blockaders (1966-1976)
Public MeSH Note: 1977; see ANTIHISTAMINICS 1963-1976, for ANTIHISTAMINES see HISTAMINE H1 ANTAGONISTS 1997-2008
History Note: 1977; for ANTIHISTAMINES use HISTAMINE H1 ANTAGONISTS 1997-2008
Entry Version: HISTAMINE ANTAG
DeCS ID: 6792
Unique ID: D006633
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1977/01/01
Date of Entry: 1976/05/05
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Histamine Antagonists - Preferred
Concept UI M0010393
Scope note Drugs that bind to but do not activate histamine receptors, thereby blocking the actions of histamine or histamine agonists. Classical antihistaminics block the histamine H1 receptors only.
Preferred term Histamine Antagonists
Entry term(s) Antagonist, Histamine
Antagonists, Histamine
Antihistamine
Antihistamines
Histamine Antagonist



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