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Sulfa antibiotics allergy

Sulfa antibiotics allergy: Introduction

Sulfa antibiotics allergy: Taking sulfa antibiotics 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 Sulfa antibiotics allergy is available below.

Symptoms of Sulfa antibiotics allergy

Treatments for Sulfa antibiotics 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 Sulfa antibiotics allergy

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Prognosis for Sulfa antibiotics allergy

Prognosis for Sulfa antibiotics 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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