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Autocoids (Histamine and Serotonin)

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All of the following statements are TRUE about second generation antihistaminic agents except



A These do not impair psychomotor performance

B These possess high anti-motion sickness activity

C These lack anticholinergic actions

D These may possess additional antiallergic mechanisms

Ans. B These possess high anti-motion sickness activity

Anti-motion sickness activity is related to anticholinergic property. This property is exhibited by first generation

compounds whereas second generation antihistaminics lack this potential

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