*Show This to Your Doctor, Part 2

Here are links to recent studies about glycol allergy and sensitivity. Please comment  if you find links to other peer-reviewed studies about glycol allergies.

PEG Allergy/PEG Sensitivity

Polyethylene glycol as a cause of anaphylaxis

From: Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology 2016, 12:67

Three cases of anaphylaxis following injection of a depot corticosteroid with evidence of IgE sensitization to macrogols rather than the active steroid

From Clinical and Translational Allergy, 2017; 7: 2

Poly(ethylene glycol) in Drug Delivery: Pros and Cons as Well as Potential Alternatives

From Angewandte Chemie, International Edition, Vol 49, Issue 36

Polyethylene Glycol: Not just a harmless excipient

From Journal of Allergy & Clinical Immunology, October 03, 2018 (Requires fee or membership to access)

Allergy to Macrogols (Polyethylene Glycol)

From Ask the Expert: American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology, 3/6/2013

Anaphylaxis following a transvaginal ultrasound

From Allergy Asthma and Clinical Immunology 12(1) · December 2016

Two cases of anaphylaxis to macrogol 6000 after ingestion of drug tablets 

From Allergy: European Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology Volume 61, Issue 8, August 2006

PG Allergy/PG Sensitivity

Propylene Glycol: An Often Unrecognized Cause of Allergic Contact Dermatitis in Patients Using Topical Corticosteroids

from Skin Therapy Letter, Volume 16 Number 5, May 1, 2011


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