Invest in ME Conference 12: First Class in Every Way
OverTheHills wraps up our series of articles on this year's 12th Invest in ME International Conference (IIMEC12) in London with some reflections on her experience as a patient attending the conference for the first time.
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Brand names and active ingredients?

Discussion in 'Mast Cell Disorders/Mastocytosis' started by mango, Jun 13, 2016.

  1. mango

    mango Senior Member

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    I'm asking for a friend, here's her message:

    I'm trying to figure out brand names and active ingredients of H1 receptor blockers, H2 receptor blockers and mast cell stabilizers.

    Can you help?

    Here's my tentative list - very grateful for corrections and additions of brand names:

    H1 blockers:
    • Diphenhydramine
    • Loratadine
    • Fexofenadine
    • Cetirizine
    • Levocetirizine
    H2 blockers:
    • Cimetidine
    • Ranitidine
    • Famotidine
    • Nizatadine
    Mast cell stabilizers:
    • Ketotifen
    • Doxepin
    • Hydroxyzine
    • Pentosan
    Where do desloratadine and alimemazine fit in?

    Is the list otherwise correct? Can you help me with brand names?

    Many thanks!
     
  2. CFS_for_19_years

    CFS_for_19_years Hoarder of biscuits

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    Professor Google to the rescue. Does your friend have Internet access? All of her searches can be done online. I look up drug information all the time and have never found any roadblocks to that sort of information.
     
  3. GreyOwl

    GreyOwl Dx: strong belief system, avoidance, hypervigilant

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  4. mango

    mango Senior Member

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    Sadly, my friend is severely ill and unable to use the computer for now. We have to print everything out on paper for her. I'm very ill too and know nothing at all about drugs. That's why I'm asking for help.
     

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