H2-antihistamines for the treatment of anaphylaxis with and without shock: a systematic review.

@article{Nurmatov2014H2antihistaminesFT,
  title={H2-antihistamines for the treatment of anaphylaxis with and without shock: a systematic review.},
  author={Ulugbek B. Nurmatov and Edmund Rhatigan and F. Estelle R. Simons and Aziz Sheikh},
  journal={Annals of allergy, asthma & immunology : official publication of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology},
  year={2014},
  volume={112 2},
  pages={126-31}
}
BACKGROUND Anaphylaxis is a serious allergic or hypersensitivity reaction, which is rapid in onset and sometimes can prove fatal. Although H2-antihistamines are often administered for emergency treatment in anaphylaxis, there is uncertainty about their effectiveness in this disease. OBJECTIVE To assess the benefits and harms of H2-antihistamines in the… CONTINUE READING
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