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Dey Pharma Commemorates 14th Annual Food Allergy Awareness Week
Date:5/10/2011

patients and caregivers on management of food allergies:

  • The most common food allergens are eggs, milk, peanuts, tree nuts, soy, wheat, crustacean shellfish and fish(8)
  • The severity of an allergic reaction to food is based on many factors, which means the severity of any future reaction cannot be accurately predicted by the severity of a past reaction(8)
  • Epinephrine is the drug of choice for anaphylaxis and should be administered as first-line therapy(8)
  • Epinephrine should be available at all times to patients at risk(6)
  • If a person is experiencing anaphylaxis, they should administer epinephrine and immediately seek medical attention by calling 9-1-1(8)
  • A delay in or lack of administering epinephrine has been repeatedly implicated in anaphylaxis fatalities; the use of antihistamines is the most common reason reported for not using epinephrine(8)

Bresch continued: "Tragic and preventable anaphylaxis-related events occur across the U.S. year-round due to a lack of awareness of the causes (or triggers) of anaphylaxis and failure to recognize the signs and symptoms. Being prepared with immediate access to an epinephrine auto-injector is critical to a positive outcome when a potentially life-threatening allergic reaction occurs. Through the introduction of the NIAID guidelines and important events like Food Allergy Awareness Week, we are hopeful that deaths from food-related anaphylaxis can be reduced."

About Anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis is a severe allergic reaction that involves a number of body systems and can be fatal within minutes, either through swelling that shuts off airways or through a significant drop in blood pressure.(4,5) Anaphylaxis can be triggered by certain foods, insect stings, medications, latex or other allergens.(5) Twelve million Americans -- 4% of the population -- have a food allergy that may put them at
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