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August 1980

Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Intolerance: An Anaphylactic Reaction to Tolmetin

Author Affiliations

From the Section of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia.

Arch Intern Med. 1980;140(8):1105-1106. doi:10.1001/archinte.1980.00330190117037

• A case of an anaphylactic reaction to tolmetin sodium was proven by rechallenge. The nature of allergic-like reactions to nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs is unclear. Caution is advised in treating a patient experiencing such a reaction.

(Arch Intern Med 140:1105-1106, 1980)