Saturday, December 18, 2010

Antibiotics Can Trigger Allergies

Antibiotics Can Trigger Allergies
Antibiotics Can Trigger Allergies - In addition to side effects, there are a number of people who experience allergic reactions after taking antibiotics. If someone had known previously allergic to certain antibiotics, is certain he will not be given these antibiotics.
Allergic reactions caused can vary. The most common is itching of the skin or urticaria. Dangerous, if there is edema, or swelling of the throat that makes someone like choking.

Other reactions, there is a trigger asthma symptoms, like shortness of breath. Other serious reactions are Steven Johnson syndrome, which makes the whole surface of the patient's skin inflamed. Even then arise such as chicken pox vesicles throughout the body. If this condition occurs, the patient must be treated as an emergency situation was. However, the most extreme is the anaphylactic shock appears to lead to death.

Antibiotics penicillin group, mentioned by Dr.J.Hudyono, MS.Sp.Ok, usually cause allergies. That is why, the doctors more willing to give penicillin when the patient was in the hospital who has the tools to emergency conditions.

Because of possible side effects, including allergic reactions and hazard resistant, Dr.Hudyono give some advice before taking antibiotics.

1. Consumption of antibiotics in accordance with prescribed by physicians, for both dose and duration.

2. Include all information to the doctor if you have a history of allergy to antibiotics.

3. Do not take the initiative to use antibiotics on their own will because of the illness is not necessarily the same as previous illnesses.

4. Do not give antibiotics to other family members while their cases are quite similar. Antibiotics were not necessarily suitable for them. Especially if the later family members have allergies that could endanger themselves.

5. No request antibiotics to doctors. Remember, antibiotics used for bacterial infections and not viral infections. So if the flu caused by viruses, does not need antibiotics.

6. Change the mindset that whatever illness if not given antibiotics would not be cured. The truth is, antibiotics are used in accordance with the bacteria that infected..


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