Allergic and Allergic-Like Reactions to Drugs and Other Therapeutic Agents

  • John A. Anderson
Part of the Current Clinical Practice book series (CCP)


Drug allergy is a common term often used to depict any unexpected and unwanted event or effect that occurs when an individual is taking a specific drug or therapeutic agent. A better, overall term to describe these circumstances would be an adverse reaction to a drug (Table 1).


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