Document Drug-Induced Angioedema as an Allergy on Med Histories

You’ll hear about patients who have “angioedema”...or dangerous swelling of the face, tongue, GI tract, etc...due to MEDS.

The two main causes of angioedema are histamine release, which can be triggered by food, insect stings, or other allergens...and bradykinin release, in patients who have a hereditary gene mutation.

Either can also be drug induced.

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