Premedication for Allergy Prevention


Premedication for Allergy Prevention, Medication Allergy Prophylaxis

  1. Antitoxin use (risk of Serum Sickness)
  2. Patients with history of multiple drug sensitivities
  • Preparation
  1. Discuss risks and benefits with patient
  2. Be prepared to treat Anaphylaxis
  • Protocol
  • Administer prior to suspected medication
  1. Diphenhydramine (Benadryl) 1 mg/kg up to 50 mg IV
  2. Cimetidine (Tagamet) 6 mg/kg IV up to 300 mg IV