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.
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causes, and treatments of Antihypertensive drug allergy is available below.
Symptoms of Antihypertensive drug allergy
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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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Misdiagnosis and Antihypertensive drug allergy
Metabolic syndrome often undiagnosed: Metabolic syndrome, also known as Syndrome X, is
an often overlooked medical condition that causes...read more »
Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss,
there are varying degrees of severity.
It is altogether too common for people to die from undiagnosed heart...read more »
Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also
many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but actually have something milder.
Some of...read more »
Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations
and rapid heartbeat.
In rare cases, this...read more »
Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed,
leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed.
People become concerned that a condition is a heart attack,
whereas there are various...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue
with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure.
The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood pressure can...read more »
Over-diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension in obese patients: A diagnosis
of pulmonary hypertension, particularly pulmonary arterial hypertension,
is often a misdiagnosis in obese patients.
Exertional...read more »
Obesity-related conditions undiagnosed in children: A variety of conditions
are associated with obesity (see obesity), but these tend to be...read more »
Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often
misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is even more likely in children.
Some of the symptoms of hypertension that can...read more »
Chronic lung diseases hard to diagnose: Some of the chronic lung diseases
are difficult to diagnose.
Even the well-knowns conditions such as asthma or lung cancer often...read more »
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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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