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Antihistamines work by blocking the effect of histamine in your body.

This helps to prevent inflammation and eases allergic reactions.

If you have a severe allergic reaction, your symptoms may include: This type of allergic reaction is called anaphylaxis.

If you have anaphylaxis, it’s important that you get medical help immediately as it can be very serious.

You will be given an injection of adrenaline if you have anaphylaxis.

Sometimes an injection of an antihistamine is used in addition to adrenaline.