Doctors for Drug Allergy in Guduvanchery, Kanchipuram
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Reactions to a certain medication such as antibiotics especially penicillin, anticonvulsants, chemotherapy and aspirin is known as a drug allergy. The reactions vary in intensity and severity among patients and could range from itching and skin rashes to respiratory problems or swelling of the face. Severe anaphylactic shock can cause death if not treated on time.
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 step in treating drug allergies is stoppage of the drug consumption and prescribing an alternate drug. For serious drug reactions, antihistamines or corticosteroids may be prescribed
DID YOU KNOW?
Women are more prone to being allergic to certain types of medications or drugs.