Allergic reactions can be very serious when suffered by an individual. An allergic reaction occurs when the immune system overreacts and causes side effects that can put the individual’s health at risk.
The cause of an allergic reaction can be a prescription drug or over-the-counter medication. If someone is prescribed a drug that they are allergic to, they may suffer several side effects, one of which is anaphylaxis.
Anaphylaxis is one of the most serious allergic reactions that may occur. It is a whole-body allergic reaction that requires epinephrine to lower the blood pressure. The signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis include:
If you or a loved one has been prescribed a medication or drug that caused a serious allergic reaction, you may have a medical malpractice lawsuit. Contact our Port Clinton medical malpractice lawyers to review your case with one of our experienced attorneys and decide whether you should file a drug allergy claim.
You can also order a free copy of The Ultimate Guide to Medical Malpractice Claims in Ohio, which contains easy-to-understand information that will guide you through the medical malpractice claims process.
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