As described by the name, mild or delayed allergic reactions present as a less severe reaction to allergens than anaphylaxis. They can occur as a reaction to such things as oral antibiotics, latex and (cold cure) acrylics. The signs and symptoms are limited to urticaria (itching), edema and erythema of the skin, mucosa and conjunctiva.
Treatment consists of:
|Under 3 months||Consult physician|
|4-11 months (12-17 lbs)||¼ tsp every 4-6 hours|
|12-23 months (18-23 lbs)||½ tsp every 4-6 hours|
|2-3 years (24-35 lbs)||¾ tsp every 4-6 hours|
|4-5 years (36-47 lbs)||1 tsp every 4-6 hours|
|6-8 years (48-59 lbs)||1¼ tsp every 4-6 hours|
|9-10 years (60-71 lbs)||1½ tsp every 4-6 hours|
|11 yrs (71-95 lbs)||1¾ tsp every 4-6 hours|
|12+ years (96+ lbs)||2 tsp every 4-6 hours|
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