Anaphylactic reaction to povidone secondary to drug ingestion in a young child.

@article{MichavilaGomez2012AnaphylacticRT,
  title={Anaphylactic reaction to povidone secondary to drug ingestion in a young child.},
  author={A V Michavila-Gomez and M. A. Moreno-Palanques and M. Ferrer-Vazquez and R. Ferriols-Leisart and Borja Bartolom{\'e}},
  journal={Allergologia et immunopathologia},
  year={2012},
  volume={40 4},
  pages={259-61}
}
Povidone (PVP, polyvinylpyrrolidone) is a mixture of synthetic polymers with molecular weights (between 10,000 and 70,000 Da) comparable to those of the plasma proteins. It is commonly used as an excipient in different pharmaceutical products; in artificial tears and contact lens preservation solutions; as an additive in foodstuffs (E-1202), serving as a support for edulcorants, and in food supplements in the form of tablets and pills; as an antiseptic (Betadine); and as a dispersant and… CONTINUE READING

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