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Table 1 Characterization of Atopic Patients Assessed (N = 72)

From: Skin prick testing in patients using beta-blockers: a retrospective analysis

   n (%)
Reason for referral   
  General allergy assessment 34 (47)
  Environmental allergies 13 (18)
  Rhinitis or sinusitis 7 (10)
  Anaphylactic event 5 (7)
  Rash or urticaria 5 (7)
  Food allergy 4 (6)
  Asthma 4 (6)
  Angioedema 3 (4)
  Cough 3 (4)
  Drug allergy 2 (3)
Spirometry performed   15 (21)
  FEV1% <80% predicted 3 (4)
  FEV1/FVC % <75% predicted 2 (13)
Other medications   
  HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor Iinhibitors inhibitors 22 (31)
  Diuretic 19 (26)
  ASA 18 (25)
  ACEi 14 (19)
  CCB 10 (14)
  Amitriptyline 1 (1)
  Cetirizine 1 (1)
  1. ASA - acetyl salicylic acid, ACEi - angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor, CCB - calcium channel blocker