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Allergic reactions

Allergy is a broad subject that covers a range of diseases. In general terms, an allergy is an immune reaction to an environmental substance that would not provoke a reaction

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Phase III CAFÉ study of Dupixent (dupilumab) in adults with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis where cyclosporine A isinadvisable.- Sanofi + Regeneron.

Sanofi and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced positive results from the Phase III CAFÉ study of Dupixent (dupilumab) in adults with...

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OPTIMA study shows urticaria patients respond well to re- treatment with Xolair (omalizumab)-Novartis.

Novartis,announced new data showing almost 90% of chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU) patients who responded well to initial Xolair (omalizumab) treatment...

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Roche licenses lebrikizumab to Demira for atopic dermatitis and all other indications – except for interstitial lung diseases.

Dermira will obtain exclusive, worldwide rights to develop and commercialize lebrikizumab, a monoclonal antibody targeting interleukin 13 (IL-13), for atopic...

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Allergic Rhinitis

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Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria (CSU)

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Guidelines

BSACI guideline for the management of chronic urticaria and angioedema

This guidance for the management of patients with chronic urticaria and angioedema has been prepared by the Standards of Care...

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BSACI guideline for the management of chronic urticaria and angioedema.

This guidance for the management of patients with chronic urticaria and angioedema has been prepared by the Standards of Care Committee of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology (BSACI)

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Management of allergy to penicillins and other beta-lactams

The Standards of Care Committee of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology (BSACI) and an expert panel have...

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Journal articles

Japanese guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of urticaria in comparison with other countries.

Several guidelines for urticaria and angioedema have been published in Europe and United States since 1997.

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Guidelines for evaluation and management of urticaria in adults and children.

Appropriate management of urticaria depends on the correct evaluation of clinical patterns and causes where these can be identified.

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Position statement for the use of omalizumab in the management of chronic spontaneous urticaria in Indian patients.

Chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU) affects 1% of the world population and also their quality of life, and 50% of these patients are refractory to H1-antihistamines.

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Clinical trials

OPTIMA: Efficacy of Optimized Re-treatment and Step-up Therapy With Omalizumab in Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria (CSU) Patients (OPTIMA)

This trial will assess the efficacy of optimized re-treatment therapy with omalizumab (150mg or 300mg) after relapse, in patients with Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria who were clinically well-controlled...

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Managing urticaria: current guidelines

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Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria Case Consults: Changing Paradigms in the Age of Biologics

Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria Case Consults: Changing Paradigms in the Age of Biologics
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Eczema in children: management and advice for parents

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