Drug & Latex Allergies

Allergies to drugs and medicine such as aspirin or penicillin can be quite severe and even fatal. Latex allergy, whether from gloves or other products containing latex, can appear as a skin rash, or have severe effects including anaphylactic shock. Find out if you’re allergic, learn how to protect yourself and what to do in case of a reaction.

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  • Allergic Reaction to Dermologica Products
    Learn more about what causes an allergic reaction to dermalogica products. You are not alone in this condition. Find out more today.
  • Adverse Reactions to Prednisone
    Prednisone is a medication prescribed for many different conditions. Before taking this medication you want to be aware of any possible adverse reactions to prednisone and how they might possibly affect you.
  • Allergic Reaction to Probiotics
    Probiotics are becoming increasingly popular in order to promote a healthy digestive system, but some people may experience an allergic reaction to probiotics.
  • Allergic Reaction to Amalgam
    There is a lot to think about when taking a trip to the dentist for a filling, but one thing you may not think about is if you will have an allergic reaction to amalgam fillings. This allergic reaction is uncommon but does happen from time to time.
  • An Overview of Antibiotic Allergic Reactions
    Can the symptoms you're showing be due to an allergic reaction to antibiotics? What's the difference between an cytotoxic reaction and cell mediated reaction? Can the reaction be delayed? Preview a list of the most common allergy causing drugs.
  • Allergic Reaction to Citalopram
    Allergic reactions to citalopram can be traumatic. Educate yourself on everything from the signs and symptoms to the alternatives to this drug available. Be prepared in case a citalopram allergic reaction strikes.
  • How to Cope With an Allergy to Contact Lenses
    Your eyes begin to water, swell up and itch almost as soon as you insert your contact lenses. Talk to your eye doctor and contact lens prescriber because you may need a specific type of contact lens prescription.
  • Allergic Reaction to MRI Contrast Dye
    Learn more about a MRI with contrast dye and allergic reaction signs, symptoms and prevention. Patients with allergies to other substances, such as food and medication, are more likely to have an allergic reaction to contrast dye.
  • Signs and Symptoms of a Penicillin Reaction
    Itchy eyes, hives, body rash and swollen tongue, lips or face –– these are all common allergy symptoms that you could be having to just about anything. They could also be symptoms of an allergic reaction to penicillin.
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