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FDA Adds Important Safety Information to Xolair Label
An FDA review of safety studies suggests a slightly increased risk of problems involving the heart and blood vessels supplying the brain among patients being treated with the asthma drug Xolair (omalizumab) than in those who were not treated with Xolair.
Omalizumab Helped Ease Multiple Food Allergies at Once
Treatment options for food allergies are limited, especially for people with more than one food allergy. Recent research has uncovered a medication that may help people control multiple food allergies.
Rx Lowered Steroid Dose in Asthma Patients
Oral corticosteroids are a common treatment for asthma, but they often come with unwanted side effects. One recent study showed that another medication may help patients lower their corticosteroid dose over time.
Itching for a Shot
People with allergies often have to take antihistamines to calm their allergy symptoms. For some people, antihistamines can cause unwanted side effects. Now these patients might have another treatment option.