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Drug Allergies

Drug allergies are defined as any noxious, unintended, and undesired effect of a drug that occurs for prevention, diagnosis, or treatment.

The most common drug allergy is to penicillin.

Drug allergy symptoms range from mild side effects, such as rashes and nausea, to life-threatening anaphylaxis.

UT Southwestern Medical Center’s allergy program offers comprehensive allergen skin testing, pulmonary-function testing, advanced anti-immunoglobulin (IgE) therapy, and drug desensitization therapy for patients who are allergic to medications necessary for their health.

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at UT Southwestern Monty and Tex Moncrief Medical Center at Fort Worth 600 South Main Street, 2nd Floor, Suite 2.200
Fort Worth, Texas 76104
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