The change from baseline in 2-hour pruritus score was shown to be statistically noninferior from IV cetirizine to IV diphenhydramine, in favor of IV cetirizine.
Despite many pediatric patients receiving higher than recommended doses of epinephrine for their weight, they did not present with epinephrine-related symptoms.
Oralair is indicated as immunotherapy for the treatment of grass pollen-induced allergic rhinitis with or without conjunctivitis confirmed by positive skin test or in vitro testing for pollen specific IgE antibodies for any of the 5 grass species contained in this product.
FPIES is a gastrointestinal food-associated hypersensitivity that often affects infants and toddlers and is marked by vomiting, diarrhea, fatigue, and pallor.
Epinephrine auto-injectors are indicated for the emergency treatment of allergic reactions (Type 1) including anaphylaxis.
Viaskin Peanut, an epicutaneous immunotherapy (EPIT), delivers small amounts of peanut protein through a wearable patch to induce desensitization.
In both studies, at 24 weeks, patients treated with dupilumab plus corticosteroid nasal spray experienced a 51% and 57% improvement in nasal congestion/obstruction severity vs 15% and 19% improvement with nasal spray alone.
Patients with moderate to severe persistent allergic asthma who were treated with omalizumab experienced greater improvements in lung function after 16 weeks compared with those treated with placebo.
A comparative dosing chart of prescription only oral medications for allergy treatment.
The researchers found that a high-risk anticholinergic prescription was listed for 6.2% of visits of older adults between 2006 and 2015, representative of 14.6 million total visits nationally.
According to the report, the patient complained of a non-productive cough, accumulation of mucus, and post-nasal drip and requested a thorough assessment of her medical conditions.
The Smart Case includes electronics and sensors to monitor the proximity, temperature, presence and removal, and expiration of auto-injectors.
This effort is in response to epinephrine auto-injector supply issues reported by manufacturers to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
The risk of a mixing-up the treatments is especially high for pregnant women, says the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), as losartan is indicated to treat high blood pressure and could harm or kill a fetus.
The researchers found that 26% of patients had antibodies to α-Gal, indicating sensitivity to red meat. The sensitized patients had significantly higher levels of arterial plaque (30% higher) vs non-sensitized patients.
The bioavailability of the novel epinephrine nasal spray also proved similar to that of intramuscular injection with EpiPen 0.3mg injection.
Based on 6542 surveillance cases, the researchers estimated that 69,464 emergency department visits were made annually for antibiotic ADEs among children aged 19 years or younger from 2011 to 2015.
This date modification beyond the approved 20-month shelf life was based an FDA review of product stability data submitted by Mylan.
Unlike other generic approvals, epinephrine auto-injectors are considered "combination products" because they consist of both a drug and a device, making the approval process more challenging.
The FDA designation was supported by data from 7 studies evaluating the safety and efficacy of Xolair against various food allergens (eg, peanut, milk, egg, others).
Anaphylaxis management for outpatients, inpatients, and patients at discharge.
Compared with child-targeted products without a GF claim, child-targeted GF products had lower levels of sodium, total fat, and saturated fat, and also had less protein, and a higher percentage of calories from sugar.
In addition to respiratory sensitivity to aspirin and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), patients with AERD oftentimes experience an additional allergic reaction when drinking alcohol.
Hives, skin rash, stomach problems, headaches, and trouble breathing are among the symptoms of the meat allergy. There is no treatment or cure.
Also among patients with penicillin allergy, the adjusted incidence rate ratios for antibiotic use were 4.15, 3.89, and 2.1 for macrolides, clindamycin, and fluoroquinolones, respectively. Increased use of β-lactam alternative antibiotics accounted for 55 and 35% of the increased risk of MRSA and C. difficile, respectively.
A comparative dosing chart of prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) medications for allergic conjunctivitis treatment.
Most adults (52%) reported that an EAI was not used during their most severe reaction, even though it would have been beneficial, 45% said they didn't have it with them at the time.
Because determining an appropriate treatment plan for a patient depends on the subtype of the disease, it is imperative for providers to know and understand the underlying mechanisms of CRS as well as the components included in a medical evaluation of a patient.