Table 1

‚ÄÉTiming of release of chemical mediators and appropriate treatment

Timing of releaseExamplesTreatment
ImmediateHistamine, tryptase, hydrolasesAntihistamines (for example, chlorpheniramine, cetirizine)
DelayedProstaglandins, leukotrienes, cytokinesCorticosteroids (for example, prednisolone)