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Why does histamine cause bronchoconstriction and is that why we are told to take antihistamine?

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Dr. Andrew Murphy
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: No

Histamine is a potent bronchoconstrictor. However anti histamines are not very effective at relieving bronchoconstriction they are mainly used for relief of itchiness and hives.

In brief: No

Histamine is a potent bronchoconstrictor. However anti histamines are not very effective at relieving bronchoconstriction they are mainly used for relief of itchiness and hives.
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