Get to the Bottom of Your Drug Reactions!
Drug Allergy Testing & Treatment in Melbourne, FL
“Everyone in the office is really friendly and Dr. Beerelli was super thorough and really listened during our visit. She was great with my daughter too which is the most important to me of all…We now have a plan for addressing my daughter’s allergy issues that makes me feel so much better! I highly recommend Dr. Beerelli!”
– Rachel R, August 2018
Drug Allergy Overview
When the immune system becomes hypersensitive to a harmless component of a drug, it triggers the release of certain chemicals that initiate inflammation and other reactions. Common drug allergies include:
- Antibiotics like penicillin and those that include sulfonamides
- Anticonvulsants, such as carbamazepine and phenytoin
- Chemotherapy drugs
- Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) medications, such as ibuprofen and aspirin
- Monoclonal antibody therapy
Drug Allergy Versus Adverse Drug Reaction
Drug Allergy Symptoms
Drug Allergy Testing
Penicillin Allergy Testing
Drug Allergy Treatment & Management
Avoiding the drug you are allergic to is the best way to prevent an allergic reaction. During a serious allergic reaction such as anaphylaxis, an epinephrine auto-injector (EpiPen) is used. Make sure to inform your health care providers of your specific drug allergies so that they do not prescribe you those medications. It may be a good idea to wear a medical alert bracelet or carry a card in your wallet with your drug allergies listed on it.
 Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America: https://www.aafa.org/
See a Drug Allergy Specialist in Melbourne, FL
Schedule Your Visit
We are currently accepting new patients! Same day appointments available.We look forward to your visit!
Call us anytime, M-F, 8:30am-5:00pm
Use Our Chat Window
We typically respond within 3 to 5 minutes
Email us or use this
You can also use this contact form for general inquiries.