How is anaphylaxis prevented?

Updated: May 16, 2018
  • Author: S Shahzad Mustafa, MD; Chief Editor: Michael A Kaliner, MD  more...
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Avoidance is the only form of prevention for most inciting agents. [78] Insect sting anaphylaxis can be prevented with allergen immunotherapy, which is highly effective. This recommendation is supported by updated reports of the Joint Task Force on Practice Parameters. [47, 46]


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