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Food Additive Adverse reaction -- salicylate

Food Additive Adverse reaction -- salicylate: Introduction

Food Additive Adverse reaction -- salicylate: An intolerance to salicylates is an adverse reaction (not an immune response) by the body to salicylates which is an ingredient in aspirin but is also found naturally in various fruit, vegetables, herbs and spices. The adverse reaction results from the body's inability to metabolize or deal with the salicylate. The amount of the substance required to trigger the onset of symptoms and the nature and severity of symptoms may vary considerably between patients. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Food Additive Adverse reaction -- salicylate is available below.

Symptoms of Food Additive Adverse reaction -- salicylate

Treatments for Food Additive Adverse reaction -- salicylate

  • Avoid foods containing the food additive, bronchodilators for asthmatic symptoms
  • The central concept of management of food additive allergy is allergen avoidance. When this is not possible or inadvertent allergen exposure occurs, treatment depends on the nature and severity of the reaction. Treatments include:
    • Dietary modification and allergen avoidance - with education of children, parents and carers with regards to additive identification and product avoidance.
    • No treatment - if symptoms are mild and self-limiting
    • Antihistamines - Useful for allergic rhinitis and some allergy mediated skin conditions.
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