Physicians in the Mayo Clinic Division of Allergic Diseases evaluate drug reactions and drug allergies. During an evaluation, the allergist will take a comprehensive history and perform a physical examination. The patient may be asked to undergo skin testing or blood testing. In certain circumstances, challenge tests might be performed.
If drug allergy is diagnosed, the allergist outlines a management program.There will be discussions about possible risks and benefits of medication.
Patients are followed on an as-needed basis.