Drug Allergies

All medications have the ability to cause an allergic reaction. Some of the most common drug allergies are Penicillin and Other Similar Antibiotics. Other common triggers of drug allergies are Aspirin and ACE Inhibitors.  Read more about the types, symptoms, causes, risk factors, and treatments.

Drug Allergies FAQ

What are the most common drug allergies?

The most common drug allergies are penicillin.

How do you know if you are allergic to a drug?

You will know that you are allergic to a drug if you have a symptom after taking the drug, such as hives, rash, fever, nausea, wheezing, etc.

Do drug allergies go away?

If you have had an allergic reaction to a drug, it is common that you will always be allergic to the drug. Once you stop taking the drug, the reaction should go away shortly.

How long does a drug allergy last?

A drug allergy always exists. Once you stop taking the drug, your symptoms should go away shortly.