Serum sickness-like syndrome associated with propranolol therapy.

  title={Serum sickness-like syndrome associated with propranolol therapy.},
  author={Mei Yen and J E Piszczek and D L Mintzer},
  journal={Postgraduate medicine},
  volume={74 4},
A serum sickness-like syndrome developed in a 38-year-old woman with a history of drug allergy who had been taking propranolol hydrochloride (Inderal) for four days. The illness resolved after the drug was withdrawn and a course of prednisone therapy was given. We recommend caution to physicians in prescribing propranolol or other beta-adrenergic blocking agents for patients with a history of allergic reactions to drugs. Also, all patients using beta-blocking agents should be cautioned that… CONTINUE READING