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Antihypertensive drug allergy

Antihypertensive drug allergy: Introduction

Antihypertensive drug allergy: Taking antihypertensive drugs (blood pressure-lowering drugs) can cause an allergic response in some people however this is considered rare. It involves the body's immune system overreacting to the drug. The type and severity of symptoms can vary considerable though skin symptoms are the most common allergic response to drugs. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Antihypertensive drug allergy is available below.

Symptoms of Antihypertensive drug allergy

Treatments for Antihypertensive drug allergy

  • Avoid the problem drug. Treatment varies considerable depending on the symptoms but generally involves supportive measures to ease symptoms: cool showers and topical applications for skin reactions, epinephrine for anaphylactic reactions, antihistamines, steroids, bronchodilator medication
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Causes of Antihypertensive drug allergy

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Antihypertensive drug allergy: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Antihypertensive drug allergy: Rare Types

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Prognosis for Antihypertensive drug allergy

Prognosis for Antihypertensive drug allergy: Most cases respond well to cessation of use of the drug and supportive measures. Cases involving anaphylactic reactions need immediate hospital treatment to prevent serious complications or even death.

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  1. Antihypertensive drug allergy: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Prognosis
 

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