hypersensitivity reaction

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an inappropriate and excessive reaction to an allergen (as pollen or dust or animal hair or certain foods)

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Most cases premedicated with hydrocortisone and antihistamines did not develop any significant hypersensitivity reactions.
Hypersensitivity reactions to intravenous (IV) products containing polyethylene glycol castor oil have been reported in the literature and are the subject of warnings for a number of FDA-approved drugs.
If a hypersensitivity reaction is suspected, discontinue JANUVIA, assess for other potential causes for the event, and institute alternative treatment for diabetes.
Papular urticaria may be a hypersensitivity reaction to another insect, and the urticarial lesions are usually on the exposed parts of extremities.
Nevertheless, it is important to emphasize the potential hypersensitivity reaction to synthetic taurine (11).
Allergy causing foods contain chemical substances (typically proteins, sometimes with small molecules called haptens) that elicit specific immunologic reactions causing hypersensitivity reactions if eaten uncooked, cooked or sometimes even after they have undergone digestion (Sicherer and Sampson, 2006; Waserman and Watson, 2011; Sampson et al.
This study focuses on our experience with two different anaesthetic techniques performed on the same patient who had latex hypersensitivity reaction and underwent surgery for myomectomy twice in 5 years.
KEY WORDS: Stevens-Johnsons syndrome Hypersensitivity reaction Lamotrigine.
The time it takes for the initial activation of T- and B-lymphocytes to occur (sensitisation) means first exposure to an allergen rarely causes a type I hypersensitivity reaction or anaphylaxis.
Rawat developed immediate hypersensitivity reaction 15 minutes after ingestion of fresh mango," Dr Shah disclosed.
Allergic skin test results to different herbs allergens were characterized by wide variability at all clinical stages: from absence of immediate hypersensitivity reaction to a strong positive reaction.
Antigen-dependent macrophage migration inhibition (MI) was the first assay proposed as an in vitro correlate of delayed hypersensitivity reaction [1821] which is induced by lymphocytes
We suspect that either an immediate Type 1 hypersensitivity reaction occurred or a contaminant was present, resulting in the fatalities of these elf owls.
A test identifies a gene that, indicates who will have a hypersensitivity reaction to Ziagen.
Of concern is the severe and life-threatening hypersensitivity reaction (HSR) that occasionally occurs, necessitating permanent discontinuation of ABC.