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How are drug allergies treated usually?

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Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience in Pediatrics
See below: It depends on the severity of the reaction. Certainly removal of the offending drug is the first step. Then medication to help with itching or hives, an antihistamine maybe needed. Also, steroids are some times used. And in severe cases, hospitalization maybe indicated.
Answered on Jun 10, 2012

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