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How is anaphylaxis treated?

First and foremost, removing the agent that is causing the reaction is key (e.g., bee stinger, medication or food). Anaphylaxis is typically treated with an "EpiPen," which is a dose of epinephrine that is delivered directly into the muscle. In the hospital, there are several other medications that can be used, including inhalers, IV fluids, steroids, and antihistamines.

Anaphylaxis is treated with an EpiPen, steroids or antihistamines.

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