Most children with food allergy have other atopic conditions, especially eczema occasionally asthma and allergic rhinitis. The treatment of acute asthma requires spacer device inhaled beta-2-agonists, however for more severe symptoms they cannot be relied on solely
Adrenalin autoinjector prescription is indicated for:
Any child with a prior severe allergic reaction to the food.Children who have had anaphylaxis or who are considered at high risk of anaphylaxis
Any child with food allergy and more than mild asthma (>BTS step 2). Children living remote from medical facilities. Most children with peanut allergy.
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