Food allergy and Asthma

Most children with food allergy have other atopic conditions, especially eczema occasionally asthma and allergic rhinitis.  The treatment of acute asthma requires spacer device inhaled beta-2-agonists, however for more severe symptoms they cannot be relied on solely

Adrenalin autoinjector prescription is indicated for:

Any child with a prior severe allergic reaction to the food.Children who have had anaphylaxis or who are considered at high risk of anaphylaxis

Any child with food allergy and more than mild asthma (>BTS step 2)Children living remote from medical facilities. Most children with peanut allergy.

To access the Global Strategy for Asthma Management and Prevention (2021 update) see here: