People with drug allergy may experience diverse symptoms with a spectrum from rashes, itching, breathing difficulties, swelling to a severe life threatening reaction called anaphylaxis.
Common drug allergies include:
- Penicillin and related antibiotics
- Antibiotics containing sulfonamides (Sulfa Drugs)
- Aspirin, and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (Nsaids)
- Chemotherapy drugs
- Biological: Monoclonal antibodies