Antihistamines are commonly used
for treating allergies, hives and other
skin symptoms, but they do not treat
the life‑threatening symptoms of
anaphylaxis food allergies.
According to USA National Food
Allergy Guidelines, epinephrine is
the only recommended first‑line
treatment for anaphylaxis.
Epinephrine is the medication in
EpiPen® and EpiPen Jr®
(epinephrine injection) Auto‑Injectors