Youths with penicillin allergy not more at risk of other drug reactions

03/7/2012 | HealthDay News

Only 21% of children allergic to penicillin had additional drug allergies, according to an analysis of 778 medical records involving patients younger than 18. Researchers also found that 23% of those who were negative for penicillin allergy had multiple drug allergies. The findings were presented at an American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology meeting.

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