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Asa Allergy In Children
Aspirin: Acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) is a pain relief medication. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For specifics about allergic reactions to aspirin see: https://www.drugs.com/sfx/aspirin-side-effects.html ...Read more
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Can help symptoms: If you mean, does taking singulair (montelukast) help prevent symptoms from Aspirin sensitivity in people known to have this problem? Yes, it can. It doesn't always work, but sometimes it works beautifully for this. In one study in italy, 4 weeks of pre-medication with singulair (montelukast) blocked nasal symptoms nearly completely when Aspirin was taken. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14982510. ...Read more
Yes: They are not in the same family of medications, but i can see why maybe you are asking: both singulair (montelukast) and Aspirin interfere with the arachidonic acid pathway (the one that generates different inflammatory molecules). If true allergy to aspirin, no worries because they are totally different. If pseudoallergy to asa (google it), no prob because singulair (montelukast) doesn't work like asa. ...Read more
Sinus headache, cough, fever one week ago, am on rivaroxiban , asa allergy what pain meds can I use?
Go see your doctor: Rivaroxaban is a blood thinner w/over 300 drug-drug interactions, most of which are moderate or major (http://www.drugs.com/drug-interactions/rivaroxaban.html). Your clinical findings section also lists advair ; dilantin, so any additional medications must take into account interactions w/those too. Go see your doc rivaroxaban vs Dilantin issues. Then ask about pain options. http://goo.gl/wgpwu2. ...Read more
Painful sinus headache, wheezing non productive cough, fatigue (fever one week ago), am on rivaroxiban , asa allergy what pain meds can I use ?
Reconsider diagnosis: There is such thing as simopulmonary syndrome, that is something upper respiratory or sinus can cause bronchospasm or asthma. Proper antibiotics if needed after reexamination can be considered, and of course treat the bronchospasm. Pain med? May help, but don't mask all symptoms, treat the cause. Obviously Acetaminophen is safe. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a small PFO and ASA. I also have allergies that have been bothering me. I've noticed I'm wheezing when I breath deep. Could it be my heart? :-/
Wheezing: More likely from your allergies but see a doctor soon to be sure and for treatment ...Read more
Multiple: Aspirin, like any other medication, can cause hives, rashes, and itching. More common however with Aspirin allergy are respiratory (asthma) symptoms such as shortness of breath, tightness in the chest, and wheezing. Pateints with nasal polyps should be especially careful about Aspirin allergy. ...Read more
Yes: Patients with Aspirin allergy can sometimes have allergy to other nonsteroidal agents (even though they are a different class of medication). In addition, there are salycilates found in other medications that can sometimes cross react to aspirin. So yes, it is a good idea to have a medical bracelet if you are allergic to aspirin. ...Read more
Several types: Unpredictable reactions to Aspirin including: 1) acute asthma in persons with nasal polyps and persistent asthma; 2) anaphylactic reactions; 3) hives and/or angioedema; 4) flare of hives in 25% of persons with chronic hives. Skin or blood tests are of no help with diagnosis. Usually not believed to be ige mediated, but instead related to lipoxygenase products such as leukotrienes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had some past allergy from adult aspirin. Would I have the same problem if I take baby aspirin?
Possibly: If you have had a serious anaphylactic allergic reaction to aspirin, you should avoid all aspirin. This type of allergic reaction involves hypotension, severe respiratory distress, swelling of the larynx, and usually requires intubation and epinephrine. If you had a minor rash or stomach upset with aspirin, you could try the low-dose baby Aspirin dose, with food. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Yes: They can be taken together.Get a more detailed answer ›
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