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Table 2 Symptoms and reported eliciting drug(s) based on case history of patients suspected of NSAID hypersensitivity

From: Hypersensitivity to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs): classification of a Danish patient cohort according to EAACI/ENDA guidelines

   Symptoms
Patients n = 149 (%) Urticaria/ angioedema n = 76 (51.0%) Asthma/rhino-conjunctivitis n = 11 (7.4%) Urticaria/ angioedema + asthma/ rhino- conjunctivitis n = 35 (23.5%) Anaphylaxis n = 17 (11.4%) Non-urticaria rash n = 6 (4.0%) Non-urticaria rash + asthma/rhino-conjunctivitis n = 3 (2.0%) Other Nasal polyposis n = 1 (0.7%)
Suspected drug Acetylsalicylic acid 59 (40) 33 5 12 5 3 - 1
Ibuprofen 48 (32) 26 2 8 8 2 2 -
Diclofenac 20 (13) 6 1 7 4 1 1 -
Mulitple NSAIDs 18 (12) 9 3 6 - - - -
Naproxen 2 (1,5) 1 - 1 - - - -
Miscellaneous NSAID 2 (1,5) 1 - 1 - - - -