Anaphylaxis caused by tipepidine hibenzate, a central antitussive drug

  title={Anaphylaxis caused by tipepidine hibenzate, a central antitussive drug},
  author={Eisuke Mochizuki and T. Shirai and Rie Noguchi and C. Mitsui and M. Taniguchi and T. Suda},
  journal={Respirology Case Reports},
  pages={3 - 5}
Tipepidine hibenzate, a central antitussive drug, is widely used in the management of cough and is generally safe and well tolerated. We present here a case of anaphylaxis caused by this drug. When the patient had caught a cold over the previous 10 years, she had received medications, including tipepidine hibenzate, from her family doctor. However, this time, she developed dyspnea, skin eruption, and anaphylactic shock after taking a Chinese herbal medicine and this drug. After her conditions… Expand
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