Which medications in the drug class Antihistamines are used in the treatment of Pigmented Purpuric Dermatosis?

Updated: Aug 12, 2019
  • Author: Darius Mehregan, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Antihistamines

These agents may treat itching by blocking effects of endogenously released histamine.

Diphenhydramine (Benadryl, Benylin, Diphen, AllerMax)

Diphenhydramine is for symptomatic relief of pruritus caused by the release of histamine in inflammatory reactions.


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