Drug (Medicine) Allergies- Causes, Symptoms, Treatments & Natural Remedies

What Are Drug or Medicine Allergies?

What Are the Differences Between Drug Allergies and Drug Side Effects?


The following table shows the differences between drug allergy and side effects:

Drug Allergy

Drug Side Effects

It occurs as your body’s immune system mistakes the medicine as an invader.

It occurs as a consequence of the medication.

Allergies can be much more severe and life-threatening.

Even severe side effects of medicine would not be life-threatening.

It affects only certain people.

It can affect anyone.

Your immune system is actively involved in inducing medicine allergies.

Your immune system rarely takes part in side effects due to medications.

What Are the Causes of Drug or Medicine Allergies?

What Are the Signs and Symptoms of Drug or Medicine Allergies?

What Are the Risk Factors of Drug Allergy?

How to Diagnose Drug (Medicine) Allergies?

What Are the Treatments for Drug or Medicine Allergies?

How to Prevent Drug or Medicine Allergies?

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