Drug Allergy

Home   >   Allergies   >   Drug Allergy


Most drugs can trigger an allergic reaction within somebody. Although allergic reactions to medication are rare, they may be quite dangerous. The drug, instead of helping with your treatment can create a condition that is even worse than what you are treating. It is very important to disclose known drug allergies to your doctor.

Symptoms of Drug Allergy

  • Skin rash or hives
  • Itchy skin
  • Wheezing or other breathing problems
  • Swelling of body parts
  • Anaphylaxis, a life-threatening allergic reaction