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Drug Allergies

Many people have adverse reactions to medication. These symptoms can include rashes, hives, itching, swelling, respiratory problems, and anaphylaxis.

About 5-10% of drug reactions happen because of a true allergy.

The immune system overreacts to the medication and causes allergic symptoms. Intolerances or sensitivities to drugs can cause similar symptoms, but they don’t involve the immune system.

Some medications cause more allergic reactions than others. The most common offenders include:

If you take a medication frequently, rub it on your skin, or take in via injection, you’re more likely to develop an allergy.

Walk-In Clinic

The Walk-In Clinic is open to all established KCAA patients, check our hours and locations.

Main / Kansas City

MON - THURS.
8:00 am - 11:00 am & 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm

FRI.
8:00 am - 11:00 am & 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Lee's Summit

TUE & THURS
8:00 am - 11:00 am