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Case Report


Meloxicam-Associated Anaphylactic Reaction


S Bavbek, FÖ Erkekol, B Dursun, Z Misirligil

Department of Allergic Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey

J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 2006; Vol. 16(5): 317-320



Anaphylactic reaction to meloxicam has never been reported to date. We report 2 cases of meloxicaminduced anaphylactic reaction with no sensitivity to another selective cyclooxygenase 2 inhibitor. A thorough,drug allergy work-up should be done before other cyclooxygenase inhibitors are prescribed.

Key words: Anaphylactic reaction. Meloxicam.