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

  • John A. Anderson
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Abstract

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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Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis Drug Allergy Anaphylactoid Reaction Erythema Multiforme Natural Rubber Latex 
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