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Table 3 Type of reaction to the suspected drugs according to patient history

From: Tolerance to alternative cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors in nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug hypersensitive patients

Specific drug Type of reaction
Urticaria1 Angioedema2 Respiratory3 Anaphylaxis4 Total n (%)
Diclofenac 6 4 10 22 42 (46%)
Ibuprofen 2 5 4 4 15 (16%)
Naproxen 1 3 2 2 8 (9%)
Aspirin 0 2 2 0 4 (4%)
Propyfenazon 0 1 1 0 2 (2%)
Various NSAIDs 6 8 2 4 20 (22%)
Total 15 (16%) 23 (25%) 21 (23%) 32 (35%) 91 (100%)
  1. 1Presence of urticaria (without angioedema).
  2. 2Presence of angioedema (with or without urticaria).
  3. 3Presence of respiratory symptoms (rhinitis, dyspnea) (additional to urticaria and/or angioedema).
  4. 4Presence of hypotension <90 mmHg or >30 mmHg drop (additional to urticaria and/or angioedema).