hypersensitivity reaction

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Noun1.hypersensitivity reaction - an inappropriate and excessive reaction to an allergen (as pollen or dust or animal hair or certain foods); severity ranges from mild allergy to severe systemic reactions leading to anaphylactic shock
hives, nettle rash, urticaria, urtication - an itchy skin eruption characterized by weals with pale interiors and well-defined red margins; usually the result of an allergic response to insect bites or food or drugs
allergic reaction, allergy - hypersensitivity reaction to a particular allergen; symptoms can vary greatly in intensity
anaphylaxis - hypersensitivity reaction to the ingestion or injection of a substance (a protein or drug) resulting from prior contact with a substance
hypersensitivity - pathological sensitivity
allergic rhinitis - rhinitis caused by an allergic reaction
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Premeditation with intravenous hydrocortisone and antihistamine can prevent serious hypersensitivity reaction and should be routinely done.
On May 1, 2017, FDA received an adverse event report concerning a 71-year-old male patient who developed a hypersensitivity reaction after IV administration of ImprimisRx's compounded curcumin emulsion product.
JANUVIA is contraindicated in patients with a history of a serious hypersensitivity reaction to sitagliptin, such as anaphylaxis or angioedema.
The product should not be used in patients who have had a hypersensitivity reaction to crisaborole.
The classic presentation of generalized pruritus is secondary to a hypersensitivity reaction by the host to foreign material such as the mites, eggs, and feces in the skin.
In the food industry there are some energy drinks that contain taurine, and there have been reports of hypersensitivity reaction with synthetic taurine (11).
It is categorized as type I hypersensitivity reaction (Roitt et al.
Anaphylaxis is defined as a severe, life threating, generalized or systemic hypersensitivity reaction.
Stevens-Johnsons Syndrome (SJS) is an immune-complex-mediated hypersensitivity reaction and has been linked as an adverse side effects to many drugs.
The present case has demonstrated that, ADR of agomelatine may be depending on its effect of non-immediate type IV hypersensitivity reaction.
The symptoms of a severe hypersensitivity reaction include throat tightness, difficulty breathing, feeling faint, swelling of the eyes, lips or tongue.
While there is debate in the literature about definitions of anaphylaxis that include these anaphylactoid reactions, the commonest definition of anaphylaxis is one of an immediate hypersensitivity reaction mediated by IgE, involving release of mediators from mast cells, that induces systemic adverse outcomes.