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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience in Pain Management
See below: Cholinergic typically refers to acetylcholine in the neurological sense. The parasympathetic nervous system, which uses acetylcholine almost exclusive ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Williams
17 years experience in Pharmacy
Various: Cholinergic drugs can cause tearing(lacrimation), salivation, vision disturbances, muscle twitching.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience in Dermatology
Use antihistamine: Zyrtec.........cetirizine 10mg is best. Begin at 1 a day. If needed, can try 2 or 3 a day. Watch out because about 10% of people get sleepy with this ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kristin Sokol
11 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Not necessarily: Cholinergic urticaria can flare in hot humid weather, but can also flare with exercise, as well as stress - either mental or physical stress.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
No: Cholinergic urticaria (CU) is one of the physical urticaria (commonly referred to as hives), which is provoked during sweating events. Sometimes, thi ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Yes.: Your statement is correct.
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Cholinergic urticaria is a type of hives. It is a skin rash brought on by a hypersensitive reaction to ones own body heat. It can also be due to sweat ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dareen Siri faaaai facaai fisaai
20 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Heat-induced hives: Cholinergic urticaria is a skin condition that is brought on by the physical trigger of increased warmth or blood flow to the skin (bringing warmth) o ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guy DaSilva
34 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Excitatory: Histamine is actually classified as an excitatory neurotransmitter in the brain responsible for the sleep wake cycle. Too much of it can keep you awa ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
11 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Antihistamines: Cholinergic urticaria (hives) is caused by increase in core body temperature with triggers like exercise with sweating, strong emotions, and bathing i ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Cetirizine 10 mg is a very good antihistamine and should help control cholinergic urticaria. Also, stay cool!
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A member asked:
Dr. STEPHEN GIROUX
39 years experience in Pharmacology
Loratidine: You could try a stronger, long acting anti-histimine such as loratidine. Also a topical application of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or a steroid such a ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Not that I know of: it acts on nicotine subreceptors (alpha2beta4 as I remember), and does not release histamine. I see you have a mast cell disorder, so you should be r ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Ostro
48 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Very rare: According to fda data less than 1% of individuals develop urticaria (hives) or anaphylaxis with citalopram. Citalopram can be ruled out as the cause o ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Pierce
38 years experience in Psychiatry
No: Effexor (venlafaxine) blocks serotonin and norepinephrine re-uptake receptors.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Majzun
13 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Neither are, really.: Ventolin is albuterol...A sympathetic nervous system stimulant that causes airways to dilate. Anti-histamines are not anticholinergic, per se, but in ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Histamine: vasodilation -- yes read this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Histamine
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Allergens: That is an allergic reaction. Can you narrow it down? What is the allergen?
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
23 years experience in Family Medicine
Vasodilation: Histamine causes increased blood flow and swelling by dilating the blood vessels. This results in redness and swelling noted during an allergic respo ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Might be useful: Although Cyproheptadine is nominally an anti-histamine, it does have seratonin antagonistic effects, and, has been best used as a migraine preventativ ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
If you have a: New rash on wellbutrin (bupropion) please have it medically evaluated now.
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A 76-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Itching: You probably need to see an allergist to identify the cause of the itch. Sometimes it can be an allergy or a skin condition or an immune problem. Some ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience in Preventive Medicine
For All Rx meds look: up the prescribing information: Google: "prescribing information clonazepam" & see: https://www.healthtap.com/#user_questions/6621114, ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Allergy is usually associated with itching at the affected organ but most itching are not caused by allergies. Dry skin is by far the most common cau ... Read More

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