Why is it important to maintain a proper blood pressure during treatment of anaphylaxis?

Updated: May 16, 2018
  • Author: S Shahzad Mustafa, MD; Chief Editor: Michael A Kaliner, MD  more...
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Maintaining proper blood pressure is important in the treatment of anaphylactic reactions. Hypotension is often the most difficult manifestation of anaphylaxis to treat. Persons with protracted hypotension must be monitored in an intensive care unit (ICU) setting.


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