Collapse and Angioedema at the Emergency Department

  • Iva Topalusic
  • Irena Ivkovic-Jurekovic
  • Martin Cuk
  • Marta Navratil

Practical Points

  • Adverse drug reactions might rise as a result of reaction to the drug molecule or any of the excipients

  • Allergic reactions caused by corticosteroids have rarely been reported

  • Due to the possible contamination with cow’s milk proteins, lactose used as an excipient to drugs could be a iatrogenic cause of anaphylaxis in patients allergic to cow’s milk proteins

  • Patients allergic to cow’s milk proteins should be treated with lactose free preparations only


Adverse drug reactions Methylprednisolone Drug provocation test 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Iva Topalusic
    • 1
  • Irena Ivkovic-Jurekovic
    • 1
    • 2
  • Martin Cuk
    • 3
  • Marta Navratil
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Children’s Hospital ZagrebZagrebCroatia
  2. 2.Faculty of MedicineUniversity of OsijekOsijekCroatia
  3. 3.Nephrology DepartmentChildren’s Hospital ZagrebZagrebCroatia

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