Allergic Reaction Treatment

Call 911 now if the person has had severe reactions in the past or has any of these symptoms:

If you have severe allergies, you should keep two epinephrine injection kits with you at all times and readily available. If you experience any sign of anaphylaxis, do not hesitate to use the autoinjector even if those symptoms do not appear to be allergy related. Using the autoinjector as a precaution will not harm you. Call 911 even if you administer the injection.

1. Treat Symptoms

2. Follow Up

  • Watch for worsening symptoms, including signs of anaphylaxis.

See Severe Allergic Reaction Treatment.

WebMD Medical Reference Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar, MD on November 12, 2017

Sources

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American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology: "AAAAI Allergy and Asthma Drug Guide."

Cleveland Clinic: "Over the Counter: Choosing the Right Allergy Medications."

KidsHealth: "Serious Allergic Reactions (Anaphylaxis)."

Family Doctor: "Anaphylaxis."

Family Doctor: "Allergies: Things You Can Do to Control Your Symptoms."

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