Allergic reaction - drug (medication); Drug hypersensitivity; Medication hypersensitivity
There is generally no way to prevent development of a drug allergy.
If you have a known drug allergy, avoiding the medication is the best way to prevent an allergic reaction. You may also be told to avoid similar medicines. For example, if you are allergic to penicillin, you should also avoid amoxicillin or ampicillin.
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