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  • Posted By: angelpie545
  • March 19, 2008
  • 05:56 PM

Is there any specific disease, rare or not, that would cause intolerance of medications, specifically antibiotics? I realize this is rare, but there HAS to be something that causes this.

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  • Is there any specific disease, rare or not, that would cause intolerance of medications, specifically antibiotics? I realize this is rare, but there HAS to be something that causes this.Yes, if you mean having reactions such as allergic reactions there is one which I have personal experience with, thyroid disease. Specifically, hypothyroidism because the metabolism slows down and the medications are not excreted properly from the body thereby causing an accumulation of them. Thus the tendency toward a reaction to antibiotics is higher.Also many people who have hypothyroidism also have an allergic or untoward reaction to morphine.
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  • That can be a disease all by itself.. called "multiple chemical sensitivity" (MCS) or one can get MCS as part of another disease. The most common disease in which MCS features.. is chronic fatigue immune dysfunction syndrome.. also called chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). Half of all cases of MCS are due to CFS!.. where in the other half, it either features alone..or with other illnesses. MCS is also called 21st century illness by some. and not only does one often get reactions to pharmacutical drugs.. but also to other things as well eg most commonly perfumes and things which are perfumed. MCS people often will develop intollerances to food too.
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