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Allergy Vs Adverse Drug Reaction
I had an adverse drug reaction once and they gave me antiallergy immediatelly..Is there any tests I should run to know wut s the allergen ?
Adverse Drug Reactio: Your doctor should be able to tell you which medication caused the adverse reaction. You should not take that medication again. The adverse reaction could be worse the second time you take the drug. ...Read more
A drug reaction is an unintended health consequence of taking a medication. This includes known pharmacological side effects as well as known idiosyncratic effects. Drug allergy is a bit different and involves suspected immunologic response to the drug. An allergy can involve hives, anaphylaxis, angioedema, itchy or blistering rash, joint pain, blood disorders ...Read more
Same thing: It's the same thing - just two different terms. Some side effects could be beneficial and so not an "adverse" reaction but the terms refer to the same effect - unintended consequences (good or bad) of a therapy. ...Read more
I had a flu medication that caused me adverse drug reaction..What tests should I do to know which medication s safe to take and which isnot?
Drug reaction/event: A simple answer is that a drug event may be a listed side effect of the medication (such as fatigue, diarrhea, dizzyness) and may not be a reason to stop the medication. An adverse reaction is a reason to stop the medication and frequently involves an immune response or a response that is a danger to the patient. ...Read more
Different reaction: Assuming this is about medications: and adverse side effect would be a reaction that occurs after taking a medication regardless of the cause of the reaction. An allergy is a specific type of adr, that is allergy antibody mediated can be expected to occur everytime the medication is taken. ...Read more
If i had an adverse reaction to a medication should I put it on my allergy list, ex while i was on a med i was having multiple seizures a day?
Yes: This may help save your life. Medi-alert gives you many options. ...Read more
Is it normal to develop adverse reactions and allergies to most medicines? Can you be hyper-allergic?
Drug reaction: A drug reaction is an unintended health consequence of taking a medication. This includes known pharmacological side effects as well as known idiosyncratic effects. Drug allergy is a bit different and involves suspected immunologic response to the drug. An allergy can involve hives, anaphylaxis, angioedema, itchy or blistering rash, joint pain, blood disorders and even organ failure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are sedation drugs commonly used in colonoscopy?My BP dropped from 113/70 to 70/40 and nurse said i passed out.Is it likely due to drug reaction?
Several: An anaphylactic reaction will result in difficulty in breathing, swelling of the throat and other mucous membranes and a rash. Other symptoms include rashes, fever, generalized aches and pains, swollen joints, fatigue. Internally such organs as the kidneys and liver can be affected causing abdominal and back pain. ...Read more
I am prone to tiny hives, so each time i take any pills, it is hard to know if i'm seeing my usual hives or having a drug reaction. How to tell?
What syms would I have if allergic to nsaids? I'm a chronic hive sufferer, & get hives w nsaids, but no other sym's. My usual hives, or drug reaction?
A drug reaction: If you have chronic recurrent hives (also called chronic urticaria), that is one entity, which often has no obvious cause and can be very difficult to treat (allergist, dermatologist or immunologist area). But if you get hives after taking a non-steroidal antiinflammatory drug, then you are allergic to nsaids-stop taking them; you may get a severe, life-threatening reaction one time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is better for q on drug reaction, this site, a pharmacist or an emergency medicine physician?
What is the treatment for acute drug reaction to omeprazole ,had chills , bone ,joint pain ,hand feet twitch,dizzy, rash come n gofrequent urination?
Here are some...: At suspecting drug allergy, stop the offending drug and seek evaluation / counseling for possible use of antihistamine and a short 3-5 day course of steroid; if short of breath occurs, take emergency visit right away; if just having bearable itch with no swelling of mouth, take antihistamine and wait out-if not getting better as expected in 3-5 days, seek medical attention timely. ...Read more
Where can I report a drug reaction, I think should be removed from the market! Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) is poison! ?
See below: The fda's adverse events reporting system (aers) is for healthcare professionals (doctors, nurses) & consumers (you) to report any problems with meds to the fda after it has been released. Info: http://www.Fda.Gov/drugs/guidancecomplianceregulatoryinformation/surveillance/adversedrugeffects/default.Htm submit: https://www.Accessdata.Fda.Gov/scripts/medwatch/medwatch-online.Htm. ...Read more
I noticed hairy tongue on my tongue , what can I do to get rid of this? How to know if its fungal or drug reaction? I took metron and doxy a week ago
Brush: First thing to try is to brush your tongue. If this does get rid of the problem see your dentist or physician. ...Read more
After surgery im taking antibiotic and pain releiver,3 days after i feel like needle poking my heart and back portion.is it pleurisy or drug reaction?
Post-op problems: Surgery may cause new problems to arise-- and one of them is the formation of blood clots. When these blood clots break loose and travel in the body, they often get trapped in the lungs-- which act like giant filters. This is called a pulmonary embolus or P.E. If it hurts to breathe in, or if you find you don't have much breath this could be part of the problem. You probably should get it checked ...Read more
My mom is on Coumadin (warfarin) and wants to start the hCG diet. Is there a drug reaction between the two? Not asking about the diet but the interactions only.
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
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