Allergy & Asthma Center Baltimore, Maryland
Allergy & Asthma Center Baltimore, Maryland
Allergy & Asthma Center Baltimore, Maryland

Allergy & Asthma News and Information
Allergy & Asthma Center Baltimore, Maryland
News Flash
01/15/2017 Bethesda Office closing early Thursday

Bethesda Office will be closing on Thursday 01/18/2017 at 12:30. Thank You for your patience.


01/10/2017 WESTMINSTER CLOSING

The Westminster office will be closed Wednesday, January 10th. We apologize for any inconvenience.


01/08/2018 Westminster and Germantown Closing

All offices will be closing effective immediately due to inclement weather and dangerous road conditions. We will reopen at normal time on Tuesday 1/9/2018.


01/04/2017 One Hour Delay (Late opening)

Due to inclement weather, all offices, with the exception of our DC, Towson, and Bel Air Offices, will be opening one hour late today.


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Drug Allergies

Allergic reactions to drugs or medications.

Common Types of Drug Allergy

A person can have a drug allergy to any drug but the following are the most common types of drug allergies.

  • Penicillin
  • Insulin
  • Contrast Dyes
  • Anticonvulsants
  • Symptoms and Diagnosis

  • skin rashes
  • hives
  • swelling of lips and tongue
  • wheezing
  • anaphylaxis (severe allergic reaction)
  • Allergy skin testing or challenge testing by an allergist or medical professional can be performed to diagnose a drug allergy.

    Prevention and Treatment

    Avoidance is the best possible treatment for a drug allergy. For some forms of drug allergy there may be allergy skin testing available and that determination will be made by an allergist.

    People with severe drug allergies should carry epinephrine (know as an EpiPen) at all times and should consider wearing a medic-alert bracelet.

    For severe allergic reactions, seek emergency medical attention.

    For more information on the diagnosis and treatment of drug allergies or to schedule an appointment with an allergist or asthma specialist, call 1-800-778-9923 or visit the Allergy & Asthma Center location near you.

     
     

     

     


















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