Allergy – Drugs

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Information on Allergy – Drugs

Overview brief

 Allergy – Drugs is common among people now a day. The drug allergy can be caused when the person is allergic to one particular medication or chemical used in the drug.

What is Allergy – Drugs?

 Drug allergy is caused when the person’s immune system acts opposite to a particular medicine. The patient might be allergic to some chemical available in the medication and when they come in contact with that particular chemical the Allergy – Drugs reaction begins.

Why is Allergy – Drugs suggested?

 Allergy – Drugs test is suggested to confirm the cause for these symptoms,


  • Breathing problems
  • Itchiness in the skin, eyes, etc…
  • Fever
  • Rashes
  • Swelling in parts of the face


How is Allergy – Drugs tests performed?


The patient can be tested for their Allergy – Drugs through various simple tests like,


  • The blood test is conducted by taking a sample of blood from the patient’s


Allergy – Drugs tests provide accurate results and is a small procedure.

What are the parameters measured in Allergy – Drugs?


The parameters measured in Allergy – Drugs are

 Blood test is done to determine the availability of antibodies that cause the reaction in blood.

Preparation before performing Allergy – Drugs


Before being subjected to test for Allergy – Drugs the patients should,

  • Inform if they have done previous tests before.
  • The patient should inform their reactions to the previous test to the doctor.

Post-care after Allergy – Drugs

Post-care after Allergy – Drugs testing are

  • The doctor may prescribe a different medicine that doesn’t affect the patient.
  • If the patient is under the condition to consume that particular drug then the treatment of desensitization is introduced to the patient.

Sample types in Allergy – Drugs


The sample types in Allergy – Drugs are

  • Blood samples. 

Side effects of Allergy – Drugs test

Common Side effects of Allergy – Drugs test are,

  • The patient some time may have a severe reaction to the drug during prick testing.
  • Severe pain or discomfort with rashes.

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