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Generic Name: AZITHROMYCIN SOLUTION - OPHTHALMIC Pronounced: (ay-ZITH-roe-MYE-sin) Azithromycin Opht Precautions
Before using azithromycin, tell your doctor or pharmacist
if you are allergic to it; or to other macrolide antibiotics such as
erythromycin or clarithromycin; or to ketolide antibiotics such as
telithromycin; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain
inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems.
Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or
pharmacist your medical history, especially of:
other eye problems
After you apply this drug, your vision may become
temporarily blurred. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that
requires clear vision until you are sure you can perform such activities
During pregnancy, this medication should be used only when
clearly needed. Discuss the risks and benefits...
This is Part Three of a 3-Part series on Modified Foods for Food Allergies.
Part One is about genetically modified peanuts.
Part Two is about fermenting soy to reduce allergens.
According to the FDA: The most allergic foods in the U.S. (i.e. the foods that cause 90% of all allergic reactions) are:
Tree nuts (such as almonds, cashews, walnuts)
Fish (such as bass, cod, flounder)
Shellfish (such as crab, lobster, shrimp)
This list also represents the foods most likely to cause a severe or life-threatening allergic reaction called anaphylaxis .
Three of these are in the crosshairs of geneticists worldwide: peanuts, soy and now, the egg.
It's been recently reported that chemists in Germany and Switzerland are looking to reduce the allergenicity of the egg . Infants and children make up the largest percentage of those with adverse reactions to eggs. Eggs are also used as the basis for many necessary vaccines. A less alle...
With the Beijing Summer Olympics having taken place last month, combined with the start of school and a new season of athletic competition, we all start thinking about healthy snacks we can provide our kids that nourish their bodies and give them an energy boost just before their games. There are dozens of power bars on the market, with protein and healthy carbohydrates to promote muscle development and aid athlete with a steady source of energy.
But if your child has food allergies , these bars may be off limits to them. Many of these energy bars contain peanuts, tree nuts, whole grain wheat or dairy as their sources of protein or carbohydrates. I can't give these bars to my daughter, so I developed a recipe for an allergen-free energy bar that is both healthy and delicious.
(Note: The recipe below contains coconut, which is actually a seed and not a nut. FAAN and most allergists agree that coconut is not a tree nut, but the FDA has included coconut in their definition of t...
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