How will I know if I'm allergic to barium sulfate?

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If after taking your prescription of barium sulfate you notice itchy or red skin, you may be having an allergic reaction to this medication. Watch for hives or swelling of the throat. If you have any difficulty breathing or swallowing, contact your doctor immediately. You may experience a faster heartbeat than normal or feel agitated or confused. Do not delay contacting a healthcare professional with any of these allergic reaction symptoms.

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