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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Added 21 days ago Drug news

NICE rejects Dupixent for atopic dermatitis in a preliminary decision. - Sanofi.

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has issued draft guidance that does not recommend Dupixent (dupilumab), within...

Added 1 month ago Drug news

Guideline recommends Xolair to treat chronic urticaria.- Novartis.

A new global guideline on chronic urticaria (CU) recommends Xolair (omalizumab), indicated as add-on therapy for the treatment of chronic...

Added 1 month ago Congress news

AAAAI/WAO 2018: joint allergy, immunology and asthma congress begins today in Florida

The 2018 AAAAI (American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology) and WAO (World Allergy Organization) congress begins today.

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Allergic Rhinitis

Allergic Rhinitis

Allergic rhinitis causes great strain on the workforce. Help to reduce sick days and improve productivity with appropriate treatment options.

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Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria (CSU)

Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria (CSU)

Use our patient case studies to discover how experts diagnose and treat chronic spontaneous urticaria.

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Guidelines

British Association of Dermatologists’ guidelines for the management of contact dermatitis 2017

The overall objective of the guideline is to provide up-to-date, evidence-based recommendations for the management of contact dermatitis.

Added 9 years ago

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).

Added 3 years ago

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 prepared this guidance for the management of immediate and non-immediate allergic reactions to penicillin...

Added 3 years ago

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Journal articles

Expert opinion: defining response to omalizumab in patients with chronic spontaneous urticaria.

Omalizumab (a recombinant, humanized anti-immunoglobulin-E antibody) has been shown in three pivotal Phase III trials (ASTERIA I, II and GLACIAL) and real-world studies to be effective and well-tolerated for the treatment of CSU.

Added 2 months ago

The clinical response to omalizumab in chronic spontaneous urticaria patients is linked to and predicted by IgE levels and their change.

Background: Omalizumab is an effective and well-tolerated treatment for chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU). Markers and predictors of response are largely unknown, but needed to optimize omalizumab treatment.

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The incidence, characteristics, managements and outcomes of anaphylaxis in pregnancy: a population-based descriptive study.

Objective: The aim of this study was to estimate the incidence of anaphylaxis in pregnancy and describe the management and outcomes in the UK.

Added 3 months ago

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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...

Added 7 months ago

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CME

EAACI 2017: The future of urticaria – advances in CSU research

EAACI 2017: The future of urticaria – advances in CSU research
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Managing urticaria: current guidelines

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

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