Some anaphylactic reactions can occur within seconds of exposure but can be delayed for up to two hours.
Studies show less than half of people who have experienced analphylaxis sought treatment, only 11% administered epinephrine and only 10% called 911.
The most common medications that can trigger analphylaxis are antibiotics such as penicillin, followed by aspirin and NSAIDs.
A hypersensitivity disorder of the immune system.
An adverse response to food.
A disorder that causes inflammation of the airways and lungs.
An agent that kills the life of a microorganism.
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