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EpiPen, which is used to counteract a potentially fatal allergic reaction known as anaphylaxis, is supposed to be a brand-name product for Medicaid's drug rebate program, officials have said.
For those afflicted, ingestion of certain foods makes the immune system overreact; reactions can range from mild, such as itchiness, to potentially fatal anaphylaxis, a condition that can include trouble breathing and poor blood circulation.
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Origin and Etymology of anaphylaxis
New Latin, from ana- + prophylaxis
First Known Use: circa 1905See Words from the same year
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