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If You Have Had An Allergic Reaction To A Food, How Long Has It Take To Get It Out Of Your System? 7 Days Out & On Prednisone & Antihist.

If You Have Had An Allergic Reaction To A Food, How Long Has It Take To Get It Out Of Your System? 7 Days Out & On Prednisone & Antihist.

I am wondering how long my symptoms will persist. I am taking prednisone, Zyrtec, Benadryl and Pepcid to control getting short of breath. I had been to the ER and received 40 mg of prednisone. The next day I felt fair, the following with small dose of prednisone, I felt awful again. Dr. has me on 40 - 60 mg a day for 3 days, 40 for 3, 20 for 3 and 10 for 3.

Just ready to get… read more

A MyFoodAllergyTeam Member said:

I swear by activated charcoal

posted almost 4 years ago

Drug Allergy - Reaction Recovery Self Care.

Drug Allergy - Reaction Recovery Self Care.

I recently had a bad drug allergy reaction to aciclovir I was given the medication to treat a mouth ulcer that the doctor thought could be impetigo and I had a high dose of Aciclovir in tablet form. However I am violently allergic to Aciclovir (now I know!) but my question is if you do have a drug allergy what is the best method immediate self care?

A MyFoodAllergyTeam Member said:

Thanks @A MyFoodAllergyTeam Member I actually never thought of the steroids Prednisone. In my head that’s just for the asthma I never considered this… read more

posted about 1 year ago

Has Anyone Had The Issue Of Benadryl Not Working For Them All Of A Sudden?

Has Anyone Had The Issue Of Benadryl Not Working For Them All Of A Sudden?

I have been taking Benadryl tablets for the last 6 months for itching caused by food allergies. I am obviously allergic to something that I have not figured out yet. I take 2 tablets and within 30 minutes to an hour all of the itching subsides. Also, I did not have any side effects like drowsiness. My friends were amazed that I could stay awake on it.

The past few times I have taken it, not only does it not take the itch away completely,… read more

A MyFoodAllergyTeam Member said:

Do you have anything you use in place of the Benadryl?

posted about 3 years ago

What Is Involved In The 300 Intolerance Test And What Is It Called?

What Is Involved In The 300 Intolerance Test And What Is It Called?

A MyFoodAllergyTeam Member said:

George, there is a possibility, that you might also react to foods that are related to the trees and flowers you react to - especially when they are in… read more

edited, originally posted 4 months ago