2nd October 2019


What is the treatment for an anaphylactic reaction?

The first step for treating anaphylactic shock will likely be injecting epinephrine (adrenaline) immediately. This can reduce the severity of the allergic reaction. At the hospital, you'll receive more epinephrine intravenously (through an IV). You may also receive glucocorticoid and antihistamines intravenously.

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What is the protocol for the treatment of anaphylaxis?

Prompt treatment of anaphylaxis is critical, with subcutaneous or intramuscular epinephrine and intravenous fluids remaining the mainstay of management. Adjunctive measures include airway protection, antihistamines, steroids, and beta agonists.

What is the first line of treatment for anaphylaxis?

The standard treatment of anaphylaxis should also include antihistamines and corticosteroids. However, antihistamines have a much slower onset of action than epinephrine, they exert minimal effect on blood pressure, and they should not be administered alone as treatment.
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