pyrilamine


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pyrilamine

 [pĭ-ril´ah-mēn]
an antihistamine, administered orally as the maleate and tannate salts, usually in a combination cold or cough product together with a decongestant.
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In order to achieve this aim, we used selective inhibitors at different receptors such as atropine, a muscarinic antagonist (van Zwieten and Doods, 1995), and pyrilamine, a selective [H.sub.1] histamine antagonist (Jones and Kearns, 2011).
Antihistamines such as hydroxyzine (Atarax), diphenhydramine (Benedryl), pyrilamine, terfenadine (Seldane) and cimetadine (Tagamet), are used to treat recurrent episodes.
Once the participants' core body temperatures reached about 100[degrees]F, they were dermally dosed with either the antihistamine pyrilamine, which acts through the H1 receptor; the antihistamine cimetidine, which acts through the H2 receptor; or nitro-L-arginine-methyl ester (L-NAME), which blocks nitric oxide.