Let’s not forget Cromolyn (Sodium Cromoglycate) Inhalation will prevent Aspirin Exacerbated Respiratory Disease. ..and of course the exercise induced respiratory disease as well. I was digging through the chart of… Read more Good old Cromolyn →
Pain killer drug allergy tops the charts in frequency among drug hypersensitivity reactions we see in office. The allergy phenotypes are categorized into 4 groups. Diagnosis and management of each… Read more Pain killer allergies →
Monoclonal antibodies are often life saving. Desensitization with 12-bags protocol, similar to antibiotic protocols are commonly used. Rituximab allergy is one such example.
The drug allergy case today. Quinolone antibiotics have cross reactivities among their own groups with similar side chains. We don’t advise prescribing another quinolone before a negative drug provocation test… Read more Antibiotic Allergy →
Protocols for desensitizations to chemotherapy drugs has been established. Most common applications are oxaliplatin, carboplatin, paclitaxel, docetaxel, cetuximab and rituximab
Fear of doctors. This is the encounter with my patient today. Now…where is he?
Oral Immunoterapy with food allergen doses usually start at less than 1 mg and increase to several milligrams. After the initial escalation, buildup stage the target dose reached and treated… Read more Oral Immunotherapy →
Currently there is a shift toward earlier introduction of allergenic foods to infants, as the updated guidelines specifically recommends.