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Overview

Drug allergies are overblown responses of the immune system to prescription or over-the-counter drugs that aren't typically harmful. Learn more about symptoms, causes and treatments for allergic reactions to drugs.[read article]

Tests for Drug Allergy

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Allergy Skin Test
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Medical Procedures for Drug Allergy

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Drug Desensitization Therapy
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Advice to Discontinue Suspected Medication
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Allergen Immunotherapy
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Prescribed Medications for Drug Allergy

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DIPHENHYDRAMINE (dye fen HYE dra meen) is an antihistamine. It is used to treat the symptoms of an allergic reaction. It is also used to treat Parkinson's dise...  More
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EPINEPHRINE (ep i NEF rin) helps open up air passages and makes breathing easier for people with mild asthma.  More
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HYDROCORTISONE (hye droe KOR ti sone) is a corticosteroid. It is commonly used to treat inflammation of the skin, joints, lungs, and other organs. Common conditions...  More
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HYDROCORTISONE (hye droe KOR ti sone) is a corticosteroid. It is used on the skin to reduce swelling, redness, itching, and allergic reactions.  More
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PREDNISONE (PRED ni sone) is a corticosteroid. It is commonly used to treat inflammation of the skin, joints, lungs, and other organs. Common conditions treated inc...  More
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Over the Counter Medications for Drug Allergy

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DIPHENHYDRAMINE (dye fen HYE dra meen) is an antihistamine. It is used to treat the symptoms of an allergic reaction. It is also used to treat Parkinson's dise...  More
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EPINEPHRINE (ep i NEF rin) helps open up air passages and makes breathing easier for people with mild asthma.  More
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HYDROCORTISONE (hye droe KOR ti sone) is a corticosteroid. It is used on the skin to reduce swelling, redness, itching, and allergic reactions.  More
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Self Care for Drug Allergy

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Apply Cold Compresses
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Herbs and Supplements for Drug Allergy What's this?

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The thymus is a lobular gland located under the breastbone near the thyroid gland. It reaches its maximum size during early childhood and plays a large role in immu...  More
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