What to Know About Drug Allergies

People frequently visit an allergy doctor for food or seasonal allergy treatment, but drugs are another potential allergen of which many are unaware. While the bottles in your medicine cabinet are marked with plenty of warnings, that can’t tell you if your body will respond to their ingredients with an allergic reaction.

Watch this video to learn more about drug allergies. The symptoms of an allergic reaction to a drug can be mild, like a rash, or life-threatening, such as swelling of the throat. In the case of a severe reaction, head to the emergency room or call 911.

If you suspect a drug allergy, schedule an appointment with the fellowship trained, board certified allergists/immunologists Allergy & Asthma Specialists SM . Allergy doctors at this premier medical practice provide comprehensive drug allergy testing at offices located in center city Philadelphia, Blue Bell, King of Prussia, Jenkintown, Doylestown, Lansdale, Pottstown, and Collegeville, Pennsylvania. Schedule an appointment today online at www.AllergyandAsthmaWellness.com or by calling 1-800-86COUGH, ext 2.

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