Anaphylaxis is SERIOUS! It's a serious allergic reaction that comes on quickly and can cause death. Early use of an Epinephrine Auto-injector is the primary treatment for Anaphylaxis.
Antihistamines will not stop Anaphylaxis
The first line of treatment for severe allergic reaction is epinephrine
There is no cure for food allergies yet...Strict avoidance is the ONLY WAY to prevent a reaction.
How to Protect the Lives of Children or Friends Who Have Food Allergies:
* Never Take Food Allergies lightly. They are not the same as food intolerance. Food allergies involve the immune system and can be life threatening.
*Don't Share food with friends or children who have food allergies
*Wash your hands after eating
*Don't let others kiss on your babies or children. You never know what they could have ate
*Ask what others are allergic to and take measures to help them avoid it
*If someone with food allergies becomes ill, get help immediately!