Peanut Allergy


Hi Everyone,

Am Wondering If Any Knows The Type Of Drug That People With Peanut Allergy Is Meant To Avoid???


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which medications are contraindicated in patients with peanut allergies?��

  1. ipratropium & ipratropium/albuterol metered dose inhalers (atrovent and combivent)
  2. ipratropium nebulized solution & nasal spray
  3. progesterone capsules (prometrium)
  4. a and b
  5. a and c


e. ipratropium and ipratropium/albuterol metered dose inhalers (atrovent and combivent; boehringer ingelheim) use soya lecithin, a legume related to peanuts, as a suspending agent. anaphylactic reactions have occurred in patients with allergies to peanuts or soybeans who have received atrovent. soya lecithin is only used in the atrovent and combivent inhalers; the nasal spray and nebulized solution do not contain peanut products. (source:�march 2003 pharmacists� letter).�the progesterone capsule formulation of prometrium (solvay) contains peanut oil, and is contraindicated in patients with peanut allergies.

caringkay RN

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Hey therooftop, thank you so much, please may i know where you got the anwer?


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Specializes in Aged care, disability, community. Has 20ish years experience.

incidentally there is also an eardrop available in australia (cerumol ear drops) that contains peanut oil (that was awful having hives in my ear as well as an ear infection) and polytar medicated bars also contain peanut oil.

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