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what must i remember if i have drug allergies besides epipen (epinephrine)?

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Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
See below: I would also remember to carry benadryl (diphenhydramine). And if severe enough, you should have a medic alert tag.
Answered on Oct 13, 2020
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