how to handle dye allergies

We're getting questions about how to handle dye allergies.

Dyes and other inactive ingredients in meds sometimes trigger allergic reactions...leading to itching, rashes, and even anaphylaxis.

Some of the common culprits are FD&C Yellow No. 5 (tartrazine), Yellow No. 6, Yellow No. 10, Red No. 40, Blue No. 1, and Blue No. 2.

Practical advice for a better career, with unlimited access to CE

Pharmacy Technician's Letter includes:

  • 12 issues every year, with brief articles about new meds and hot topics
  • 200+ CE courses, including the popular CE-in-the-Letter
  • Helpful, in-depth Technician Tutorials
  • Access to the entire archive

Already a subscriber? Log in

Volume pricing available. Get a quote