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Tartrazine

Tartrazine Dye


Presentation

  • History of allergy to tartrazine was present in 13.2%, and 15.7% of patients had a history of aspirin sensitivity.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
Weakness
  • Abstract Oral administration of 50 mg tartrazine to 122 patients with a variety of allergic disorders caused the following reactions: general weakness, heatwaves, palpitations, blurred vision, rhinorrhoea, feeling of suffocation, pruritus and urticaria[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Often symptoms like anxiety, migraine, weakness, indigestion and patches on the skin are associated with the intake of tartrazine. Few cases of thyroid cancer has also seen with the consumption of tartrazine yellow.[foodadditivesworld.com]
  • Other dangers of Tartrazine are anxiety attacks, itching, rhinitis, urticaria, general weakness, heatwaves, migraine, clinical depression, blurred vision, palpitations, feeling of suffocation, pruritus, purple skin patches and sleep disturbance.[owndoc.com]
  • , other skin rashes, thyroid cancer, Eosinophilia (increase in specific forms of white blood cells), clinical depression, ADHD or hyperactivity, hives, permanent DNA damage, heart palpitations, rhinitis, sleep disturbances/insomnia, general all-over weakness[naturalnews.com]
Physician
  • This paper summarizes the recent literature on the subject and outlines a practical approach for the practicing physician to diagnose and treat these patients in an optimal manner.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • If experiencing respiratory symptoms: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.[alfa.com]
  • Interactions with Tartrazine Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for this information. When not to use Tartrazine Hypersensitivity to Tartrazine is a contraindication.[tabletwise.com]
Fever
  • Studies of tartrazine exclusion for other allergic conditions such as hay fever, allergic rhinitis and eczema were only considered if the results for subjects with asthma were separately identified.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
Urticaria
  • Abstract Of 38 patients with chronic urticaria of unknown etiology who were evaluated for food and drug additive sensitivity, 53% (20/38) had urticaria for 1 yr or more.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
Eczema
  • The children were selected on the basis of severity (regular clinic attenders) and a parental history that tartrazine provoked worsening of the eczema.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Tartrazine in atopic eczema. Abstract Multiple double blind placebo controlled challenges with tartrazine 50 mg (three challenges) and glucose placebo (three challenges) were performed in 12 children with atopic eczema aged 1 to 6 years.[adc.bmj.com]
  • Food Intolerance and Eczema ( cached ) if you have eczema, you may be able to get rid of it through dietary changes.[margonaut.com]
  • These can include: anxiety, migraines, asthma attacks, blurred vision, eczema, other skin rashes, thyroid cancer, Eosinophilia (increase in specific forms of white blood cells), clinical depression, ADHD or hyperactivity, hives, permanent DNA damage,[naturalnews.com]
Angioedema
  • CONCLUSION: This study shows that the percentage of acute urticaria and/or angioedema induced by tartrazine is very low (1%).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
Dermatitis
  • Vasculitis, purpura and contact dermatitis infrequently occur as manifestations of tartrazine sensitivity. Cross-sensitivity in aspirin-sensitive and NSAID-sensitive patients may also occur.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
Headache
  • Tartrazine hypersensitivity reactions include headaches, asthma attacks, itching or hives, insomnia, and hyperactivity.[drugs.com]
  • If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Tartrazine medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery.[tabletwise.com]
  • During a mild reaction, you might notice: flushing headaches hives itchy skin A severe reaction may include: swelling of the face or lips tightness in the chest difficulty breathing, or wheezing dizziness or fainting fast heartbeat low blood pressure[healthline.com]
Excitement
  • The CQDs display strong excitation-independent, blue fluorescence, which is stable over time.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

Treatment

  • Oral challenge tests with acetylsalicylic acid, tartrazine or benzoic acid were performed in 7 intolerant asthmatic patients after a 3-day treatment with either orally taken ketotifen (1 mg twice daily) or inhaled disodium cromoglycate (20 mg four times[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Read More pyrazole In pyrazole …as an analgesic and febrifuge; tartrazine, most commonly used as a yellow dye for food; phenylbutazone (Butazolidin), an anti-inflammatory drug used in treatment of arthritis; and a series of dyes used as sensitizing agents[britannica.com]

Etiology

  • Abstract Of 38 patients with chronic urticaria of unknown etiology who were evaluated for food and drug additive sensitivity, 53% (20/38) had urticaria for 1 yr or more.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

Epidemiology

  • Doses within these ranges can be used in epidemiological studies.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Different Types of Allergies Old Friends Hypothesis Allergies and the Hygiene Hypothesis Epidemiology of Allergies[news-medical.net]
Sex distribution
Age distribution

Prevention

  • While popular belief has it that additives may have harmful behavioural effects, objective verification is required to prevent overdiagnosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • But in the meantime, its safer to assume that Mountain Dew, and anything else not explicitly sold as a contraceptive, will not prevent pregnancy.[livescience.com]
  • The avoidance of tartrazine to prevent allergic asthma in these patients is controversial.[drugs.com]
  • By eliminating tartrazine from the diet, it is possible to reduce and even prevent the occurrence of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.[naturalnews.com]

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