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Unexpected outcome (positive or negative) including adverse drug reactions
Temporary allergy to Neocate: possible association with immunisation
  1. Douglas Ritchie Gillies1,
  2. John Warner2
  1. 1
    Department of Paediatrics, Harrogate Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Lancaster Park Road, Harrogate HG2 7SX, UK
  2. 2
    Department of Paediatrics, Imperial College, South Kensington Campus, London SW7 2AZ, UK
  1. D Gillies, Doug.Gillies{at}


A 5-month-old baby exhibited an allergic reaction to Nutramigen 1 day after his third set of immunisations. The following day he had a similar reaction to Neocate, which was being used as an alternative to Nutramigen. One month later Neocate was slowly reintroduced back into the diet with no ill effects.

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  • Competing interests: none.

  • Patient consent: Patient/guardian consent was obtained for publication.