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Analgesic induced asthma

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Three cases of life threatening asthmatic attacks following ingestion of analgesics are described. All three patients had atopic asthma.

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Smith, S., Murphy, J., Cosgrove, P. et al. Analgesic induced asthma. I.J.M.S. 152, 420 (1983). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02958810

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Keywords

  • Asthma
  • Aspirin
  • Nasal Polyp
  • Cromoglycate
  • Aminophylline