Drug allergies are a group of symptoms caused by an allergic reaction to a drug or medication. The most common signs and symptoms of drug allergy are hives, rash or fever. A drug allergy may cause serious reactions, including anaphylaxis, a life-threatening condition that affects multiple body systems.
HOW IS DRUG ALLERGY DIAGNOSED?
General physician may conduct a detailed analysis of your symptoms and your medical history. Immunologists are often referred to in order to determine specific drug allergies. Diagnosing the drug that causes allergy by an immunologist helps patients to avoid the drug in future
HOW IS DRUG ALLERGY TREATED?
The first and foremost treatment to any kind of drug allergy would be to immediately stop consuming that particular drug. Along with this, your general physician may prescribe you with anti-allergy medicines that can be consumed or even applied on the area.
DID YOU KNOW?
It is always better to make a note of the drugs you are allergic to in order to prevent drug allergy