Severe Allergic Reaction (Anaphylactic Shock) (cont.)
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Medical Treatment fo Severe Allergic Reaction
The first priority in the emergency department is to protect the airway (breathing) and maintain adequate blood pressure.
The emergency team will make sure that your airway is open and that you are getting adequate oxygen.
If blood pressure is dangerously low, medication to increase blood pressure will be given.
You may need to be admitted to the hospital for further monitoring and treatment.
Medications for Severe Allergic Reaction
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/24/2016
Jerry R. Balentine, DO, FACEP
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