How to avoid a costly and potentially life-changing allergy to steroids


An allergy to the steroid astragalus membranae can cause life-threatening allergic reactions and even death, according to a new study.The researchers say the drug is often prescribed for pain management in women with fibromyalgia, which is characterized by chronic pain.Dr. Roberta L. McFarland, a researcher at the University of Toronto, says patients can develop a […]