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    Common Drugs That Cause Allergies

    Any medication can trigger an allergic reaction. That said, some are more likely to cause these types of problems than others:

    How you take a drug plays a part, too. You’re more likely to have a drug allergy if you:

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    • Take your medicine as a shot instead of by mouth
    • Rub it onto your skin
    • Take it often

    Many meds can cause reactions that aren’t true allergies. They can range from mild side effects to dangerous symptoms. Some that commonly cause non-allergic symptoms include:

    WebMD Medical Reference

    Reviewed by David T. Derrer, MD on December 05, 2014

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