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Medicine For Baby Aspirin Allergy
I've never had an issue with NSAIDs But after taking 1 baby Aspirin today I feel mildly itchy. Is this an allergy?
Possible: Aspirin can cause an itchy hives in some people but your problem may also be coincidental. However I would still advise avoidance. If a low-dose ASA is needed for blood clotting issue, consult an allergist to confirm the ASA allergy. Unfortunately desensitization does not work for itching or hives. ...Read more
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 ...Read more
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 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
Its up to you: It's not likely that someone will accidentally expose you to Aspirin or find you unconscious due to accidental exposure to Aspirin but if it makes you feel more secure, why not? ...Read more
? Other ingredients: If you're fine with one brand (Bayer) then stay with it if you have to have it regularly for whatever reason, other formulations might have other inactive ingredients that might cause true allergy (rare) or adverse side effects interpreted as allergy to the formulation, if in doubt see an allergist/immunologist, check aaaai. Org or acaai. Org for an allergist in your area ...Read more
Yes: That is fairly typical.Get a more detailed answer ›
How can I know if I have aspirin allergy? Any test that can be done? I get hives from everything and impossible to know if it's really asp causing it.
Skin testing...: Can tell you if you are allergic. There are some blood tests that could be done as well but what you need to do in order to find out is see an allergist/immunologist and have them perform skin testing to determine if there is a reaction. ...Read more
How can I tell if I have a true aspirin allergy? I get random hives without any meds causing it, but nsaids bring them out more. Dangerous?
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 more
What are the: Symptoms? It could be rather an adverse drug reaction to aspirin and not a true allergy. If you do have true allergic reaction to aspirin, you better avoid all the NSAIDs, including naproxen, as you may very well develop a reaction later. Follow up with your allergist, or see one if you haven't already, check acaai. Org or aaaai. Org for an allergist in your area, best wishes ...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
Is 500mg Aspirin effective to chew as325mg Protocol for Heart Attack if that was all available in area? As long as you did not have an Aspirin Allergy
I have an aspirin allergy. Can on over abundance of eosinophils in my sinuses/ nasal cavity actually prevent me from getting colds?
Can nasal polyps or deviated septum cause asthma. No aspirin allergy and no family history of asthma but do have asthmatic symptoms
Hey so I'm on baby aspirin and plavix. I'm wondering what the risks of alcohol are with these two drugs?
I have low blood pressure, so have to be careful with meds I take. Can low dose aspirin OR Allegra (fexofenadine) allergy meds lower blood pressure?
No Not likely:
Neither of these drugs have any effect on your blood pressure.
Low blood pressure is not a disease, so do not list it as such. BP on the lower end of the normal range is actually a good thing as long as you do not feel dizzy or faint when you stand up from a lying or sitting position. Most people can tolerate BP as low as 100/60 mm. ...Read more
Babies should not be given aspirin
the so called "baby aspirin" is a 65 mg tablet. Regular Aspirin is anywhere from 325 to 1000 mg. ...Read more
Is it recommended for a senior citizen (70's-80's) to take a baby aspirin regardless of male or female?
NO!: No. Only certain patients should take Aspirin therapy. Always check with your doctor first. ...Read more
Aspirin & lactation: If low-dose Aspirin is taken, avoid breastfeeding for 1 to 2 hours after a dose to minimize antiplatelet effects in the infant (bleeding). Because of a single case report of metabolic acidosis, the american academy of pediatrics characterizes Aspirin as a drug that has been "associated with significant effects on some nursing infants and should be given to nursing mothers with caution. ...Read more
See below: The use of baby Aspirin has been suggested as it decreases platelet function. This means that clots cannot form as easily, specifically in the coronary arteries. It is not something a 34 year old should be trying unless suggested by a physician. ...Read more
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