Online surveys continue to demonstrate the need to help educate parents of food allergic kids about the importance of reading labels, teaching their children how to avoid food allergens, and ensure they have immediate access to life saving epinephrine at all times.
A survey, conducted by Harris Interactive and commissioned by Mylan Specialty, included more than 300 U.S. parents of children with life-threatening allergies and found that nearly 90% of their children have holiday events planned with friends and family or at school. When self reporting about habits surrounding how they help prevent or prepare for anaphylaxis, less than...
Most parents of children who have had more than one food allergic reaction will tell you that symptoms are never the same.
Common symptoms of a severe reactions, known as anaphylaxis or anaphylactic attack are: difficulty breathing , mouth/throat swelling, loss of consciousness, drop in blood pressure, hives diarrhea, vomiting, cramping, and the list goes on.
What might seem at first like a simple rash could be a warning