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Drug Allergy Topic Guide

Drug Allergy Drug Allergy:

Drug allergies may result in rashes and other symptoms. Several classes of medications may be associated with drug allergy. Treatment may include antihistamines and other medications. Rarely, blood tests and other tests are used to diagnose drug allergies. Avoidance is the primary strategy to avoid drug allergy.

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Drug Allergy Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

epinastine ophthalmic Epinastine Ophthalmic

Epinastine is an antihistamine that reduces the effects of natural chemical histamine in the body. Histamine can produce symptoms of sneezing, itching, wate...learn more »

desloratadine Desloratadine

Desloratadine is an antihistamine that reduces the effects of the natural chemical histamine in the body. Histamine can produce symptoms of sneezing, itchin...learn more »

triamcinolone (nasal) Triamcinolone (nasal)

Triamcinolone is a steroid that prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation...learn more »

cyproheptadine Cyproheptadine

Cyproheptadine is an antihistamine that reduces the effects of natural chemical histamine in the body. Histamine can produce symptoms of sneezing, itching, ...learn more »

promethazine (rectal) Promethazine (rectal)

Promethazine is in a group of drugs called phenothiazines (FEEN-oh-THYE-a-zeens). It works by changing the actions of chemicals in your brain. Promethazine...learn more »

promethazine (oral) Promethazine (oral)

Promethazine is in a group of drugs called phenothiazines (FEEN-oh-THYE-a-zeens). It works by changing the actions of chemicals in your brain. Promethazine...learn more »

cromolyn sodium (ophthalmic) Cromolyn Sodium (ophthalmic)

Cromolyn sodium works by preventing the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation...learn more »

prednisone Prednisone

Prednisone is a steroid. Prednisone prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation. Prednisone also suppresses the immune system......learn more »

diphenhydramine Diphenhydramine

Diphenhydramine is an antihistamine that reduces the effects of natural chemical histamine in the body. Histamine can produce symptoms of sneezing, itching,...learn more »

cromolyn sodium (oral) Cromolyn Sodium (oral)

Cromolyn sodium works by preventing the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation...learn more »