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Allergic Reactions To Nsaids
What commonly occurs with allergic reactions to nsaids? I read facial swelling, resp issues but i've never had these.
NSAID Allergies: The most common presentation of NSAID hypersensitivity is facial swelling, particularly around the eyes (angioedema). One third of patients present with a mixed pattern of skin (angioedema and/or urticaria) and respiratory symptoms including cough, breathlessness, rhinorrhoea (runny nose), tearing : from www.Dermnetz.Mobify.Me. ...Read more
I've had allergic reactions to multiple meds over the last year, includ benadryl, nsaids, antiobio. My husband says something else must be up. What?
May not be allergy: You don't say why you needed all these medications. You need to see a board certified allergist who will sort out your medication reactions and maybe your other problems. ...Read more
I have had allergic reactions to sulfa (stevens-johnson syndrome) and nsaids (swelling of face lips, and tongue). Can I safely take Meloxicam for OA?
It depends: People should take acetamionphen or or trilisate. Specific cox-2 inhibitors, such as celexocib or Meloxicam are good anti-inflammatory medications and are tolerated by nearly all NSAID intolerant patients. They are available by prescription only. If NSAID are absolutely necessary, some patients may tolerate one nsaid, but not another. Sometimes, patients can desensitized. See a good allergist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Am a chronic hive sufferer. Taking nsaids brings them out more, but no other symps appear. So am i allergic, or are they just bringing out usual prob?
Not related: and no way to know if you are truly allergic to penicillin except by getting professionally tested by an allergist or having a reaction after taking the medicine in any form and establishing a temporal relationship, if there's no alternative to penicillin, and you have a history of ? penicillin allergy, ask your doctor to consult an allergist, otherwise ask your doctor to prescribe an alternative ...Read more
What's the difference in being truly allergic to nsaids, and just being psuedoallergic? Does being psuedoallergic mean there's hope i can use nsaids?
No: The symptoms from drugs you have are what matter most. The mechanism is another issue. Some reactions are specific to a particular nsaid, others cover all classes except the cox 2 specific ones. See an allergist. ...Read more
There are many: There are many options for the arthritic patient. A lot depends on which joint is arthritic. There are over the counter medications such as tylenol. Prescription medications such as tramadol can be useful. Steroid injections or viscosupplimentation injections can be done as well. Physical therapy, home exercise programs, weight reduction and deweighting a joint can also be helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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