Dementia 'linked' to common over-the-counter drugs
All medicines can have side-effects and anticholinergic-type drugs that block a neurotransmitter called acetylcholine are no exception.
There are 4 types of histamine receptors on cells, named H1 through H4, each one is involved in different types of reactions and autoimmune conditions.
OTC antihistamines are H1 blockers, meaning that they block the Histamine 1
How I almost killed my mom with a simple anti-itch pill
Xopenex (levalbuterol hydrochloride)
MAST CELL STABILIZERS
Cromolyn Sodium (Gastrocrom)
Dupixent is an interleukin-4 receptor alpha antagonist and interleukins are another type of mediator released from mast cells
Dipulimab interleukin 4 inhibitor
Dexpramipexole As a Steroid-Sparing Agent in Hypereosinophilic Syndromes (HES): An Open-Label Proof-of-Concept Study
Nucala (Mepolizumab) Prescribing Information
GSK ANNOUNCES NUCALA® (mepolizumab), NOW AVAILABLE IN THE US FOR SUB-GROUP OF PATIENTS WITH SEVERE ASTHMA
Periactin (cyproheptadine) is both antihistamine and antiserotonergic. As an allergy med it is used to treat runny nose, watery eyes, and a few other symptoms. It is also used as an appetite stimulant. It can also be used to treat symptoms caused by serotonin toxicity. It is more associated with liver injury than other antihistamines, but this is still considered rare and not life-threatening.
FDA approves Xermelo for carcinoid syndrome diarrhea
Prednisone and other corticosteroids
Aplicare Povidone Iodine Scrub Saturated Swabsticks, 500/c
Aplicare Povidone Iodine Liquid Solution, Pouch, 1 oz, 200/cs
Gray, Shelly L.; Anderson, Melissa L.; Dublin, Sascha; Hanlon, Joseph T.; Hubbard, Rebecca; Walker, Rod; Yu, Onchee; Crane, Paul K.; Larson, Eric B. (26 January 2015). "Cumulative Use of Strong Anticholinergics and Incident Dementia: A Prospective Cohort Study". JAMA Intern. Med. 175 (3): 401–7. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2014.7663. PMC 4358759. PMID 25621434.