Medication Allergies

  • Medication allergies range from mild rashes to anaphylaxis. Certain types of asthma may be triggered by medications.
  • Commonly seen medication allergies include:
      • Antibiotics
      • Aspirin
      • Blood pressure medications
      • Pain relievers
      • Chemotherapy agents
      • Anesthetics
      • Contrast dye
  • Some medication allergies are outgrown with time while others are unpredictable.
  • ETAA allergists are trained in drug allergy testing to determine whether a patient is truly allergic, and desensitization, where increasing doses of the drug are administered in order to build temporary tolerance.

East Texas Allergy & Asthma 1009 N. 4th St. Ste A Longview, TX 75601

(903) 757-3808