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Anaphylaxis (Anaphylactic Shock) Summary

Description: An acute hypersensitivity reaction due to exposure to a previously encountered ANTIGEN. The reaction may include rapidly progressing URTICARIA, respiratory distress, vascular collapse, systemic SHOCK, and death.

Also Known As: Anaphylactic Shock; Anaphylactic Reactions; Reaction, Anaphylactic; Reactions, Anaphylactic; Anaphylactic Reaction Show All >>

Networked: 9134 relevant articles (263 outcomes, 557 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Anaphylaxis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Epinephrine (Adrenaline) : 43 outcomes 46 studies in 629 results : FDA 93 Generic
  2. Venoms : 32 outcomes 19 studies in 318 results : IBA
  3. Immunoglobulin E (IgE) : 29 outcomes 79 studies in 1297 results : IBA
  4. Antigens : 15 outcomes 40 studies in 610 results : IBA
  5. Histamine (Histamine Dihydrochloride) : 12 outcomes 39 studies in 600 results : FDA 1
  6. Histamine Antagonists (Antihistamines) : 11 outcomes in 83 results : IBA
  7. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids) : 8 outcomes 1 study in 68 results : IBA
  8. Immunoglobulin G (IgG) : 7 outcomes 18 studies in 236 results : IBA
  9. Tryptases (Tryptase) : 7 outcomes 11 studies in 232 results : IBA
  10. Latex : 6 outcomes 14 studies in 342 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Anaphylaxis

  1. Hypersensitivity (Allergy)
  2. Bites and Stings (Sting)
  3. Asthma (Bronchial Asthma)
  4. Anaphylaxis (Anaphylactic Shock)
  5. Rhinitis
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Key Therapies for Anaphylaxis

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  1. Immunotherapy : 43 outcomes 17 studies in 308 results
  2. Injections : 6 outcomes 1 study in 134 results
  3. Intramuscular Injections : 6 outcomes 1 study in 25 results
  4. Resuscitation : 3 outcomes 1 study in 62 results
  5. Anesthesia : 2 outcomes 7 studies in 123 results
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