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Stallergenes Partners With Catalent and the Medical House for Commercialization of Adrenaline Autoinjector in Europe

... terms of the agreement are undisclosed. About anaphylactic shock anaphylactic shock is a severe life threatening reaction that ... a vasoconstrictor, the first line treatment for anaphylactic shock, for patient self administration. Any ...

Researchers find cause of severe allergic reaction to cancer drug

... cetuximab in Tennessee and North Carolina had anaphylactic reactions and even higher rates and clusters of ... of the United States suffered such reactions. anaphylactic reactions are typically triggered by ... data, they came across another unusual finding. anaphylactic reactions in these individuals had occurred ...

Protein suppresses allergic response in mice

... still do not know what triggers the allergic or anaphylactic reaction in some people, says NIAID Director ... group. First, the NIAID team compared localized anaphylactic reactions in the two groups. They injected an ... The organs of RGS13-deficient mice showed an anaphylactic response that was twice as large as that of the ...

Bayer Temporarily Suspends Global Trasylol(R) Marketing

... Trasylol(R) administration may cause fatal anaphylactic or anaphylactoid reactions. Fatal reactions have ... initial (test) dose was tolerated. The risk for anaphylactic or anaphylactoid reactions is increased among ... -- In clinical studies, hypersensitivity and anaphylactic reactions were rare ( Trasylol administration ...

Watson Pharmaceuticals Resumes Shipment of INFeD(R) (Iron Dextran Injection, USP)

... an iron-deficient state not amenable to oral iron therapy. Because fatal anaphylactic reactions have been reported after administration of iron dextran ... drug should be given only when resuscitation techniques and treatment of anaphylactic and anaphylactoid shock are readily available. Test dose is required. ...

Bed Bugs Bring No Disease Danger

... vary from a slight red spot that's intensely itchy like a mosquito bite to anaphylactic shock (a life-threatening allergic reaction), according to Goddard. But, he noted, anaphylactic shock is very rare. The not-so-good news from this study was that ...

Bayer Announces Availability of Reformulated Liquid Leukine(R)

... concomitant use with chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Serious allergic or anaphylactic reactions have been reported with Leukine. If any serious or anaphylactic reactions occur, Leukine therapy should immediately be discontinued and ...

FDA Extends Review Timeline for Additional Indication for Antibiotic DORIBAX(TM)

... to doripenem or other carbapenems or in patients who have demonstrated anaphylactic reactions to beta-lactams. Serious and occasionally fatal ... allergic reaction to DORIBAX occurs, discontinue the drug. Serious acute anaphylactic reactions require emergency treatment with epinephrine and other emergency ...

Abnormal immune cells may cause unprovoked anaphylaxis

... in two out of three people, anaphylaxis has no known cause and thus the anaphylactic reaction is called idiopathic. Anaphylaxis occurs when mast cells ... make mast cells grow and cause mastocytosis, and this was associated with anaphylactic reactions, could the same mutation predispose mast cells to release ...

Amgen Announces KRAS Safety Update to U.S. Prescribing Information for Vectibix(R) (Panitumumab)

... Infusion Reactions: Severe infusion reactions occurred in approximately 1 percent of patients. Severe infusion reactions included anaphylactic reactions, bronchospasm, and hypotension. Although not reported with Vectibix, fatal infusion reactions have occurred with other monoclonal antibody ...

Watson Pharmaceuticals Receives a Complete Response Letter for Its 24-Week Formulation of TRELSTAR(R) (triptorelin pamoate) NDA from US FDA

... an initial transient increase in testosterone levels and may initiate or worsen symptoms during this transient period. Rare post-marketing reports of anaphylactic shock and angioedema have been reported. TRELSTAR(R) is contraindicated for use in women. About Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Watson ...

Novo Nordisk Insulin Analogs Have Proven Safety Profiles

... hypoglycemia, hypokalemia, lipodystrophy, and allergic reactions. Less common but more serious area severe cases of generalized allergy, including anaphylactic reaction, which may be life threatening. Other adverse events commonly associated with insulin therapy may include injection site reactions such as ...

Novo Nordisk Warns Customers About Stolen Insulin

... redness, pain, itching, hives, swelling, and inflammation. Less common, but more serious are severe cases of generalized allergy, including anaphylactic reaction, which may be life threatening. Levemir(R) is a registered trademark of Novo Nordisk A/S. About Novo Nordisk Novo Nordisk ...

Amgen Highlights Data to Be Presented at ASCO

... reported. Infusion Reactions: Severe infusion reactions occurred in approximately 1 percent of patients. Severe infusion reactions included anaphylactic reactions, bronchospasm, and hypotension. Although not reported with Vectibix, fatal infusion reactions have occurred with other monoclonal antibody ...

Photo: Levemir(R) Once-Daily Substantially Lowered Average Blood Sugar Levels of Patients with Type 2 Diabetes in TITRATE(R) Study

... redness, pain, itching, hives, swelling, and inflammation. Less common, but more serious are severe cases of generalized allergy, including anaphylactic reaction, which may be life threatening. Levemir(R) is a registered trademark of Novo Nordisk A/S. About Novo Nordisk Novo Nordisk is a ...

Apidra(R) SoloSTAR(R), the Easy-to-Use Insulin Delivery Device from sanofi-aventis, Now Available in the United States

... reactions, such as itching and rash. Less common, but potentially more serious or life-threatening, is generalized allergy to insulin, including anaphylactic reactions. When used in a pump, do not mix Apidra (R) with any other insulin or liquid. If the pump or infusion set does not work ...

Inspirational Teams of Athletes with Diabetes Build Momentum in 2009 with Sponsorship from Long-Acting Insulin Lantus(R) and Rapid-Acting Insulin Apidra(R)

... reactions, such as itching and rash. Less common, but potentially more serious or life-threatening, is generalized allergy to insulin, including anaphylactic reactions. When used in a pump, do not mix Apidra (R) with any other insulin or liquid. If the pump or infusion set does not work right, ...

Incidence of Anaphylaxis Higher Than Previously Reported

... study from the Mayo Clinic published in the December issue of the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (JACI) indicates a higher incidence of anaphylactic reactions than previously reported. In the study, entitled "The etiology and incidence of anaphylaxis in Rochester, Minnesota," Wyatt W. ...

Nut Bans in Schools May Be Spurring Hysteria

... Appleyard said. "Schools need to have policies in place for treatment. Teachers, aides, etc. should be trained in using an Epi-Pen [against anaphylactic reactions], and school officials need to make sure everyone knows what to do in an emergency," she said, adding, "that any emergency plan in place ...

FAAN Names New CEO

... strategic planning for all Dey Pharmaceutical products, including EpiPen(R), an autoinjector device containing epinephrine, a drug that can stop an anaphylactic reaction. In that role, she has dealt extensively with leaders in the allergy-related scientific community. She has also conducted research on the ...

Wrinkle Fillers Need Better Label Warnings: FDA Panel

... rare, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has also received reports of allergic reactions, including some that were life-threatening, such as anaphylactic shock, the agency said. "The labeling should be modified to reflect what we're learning further about the products'' in various post-marketing ...

FDA Takes Closer Look at Wrinkle Treatments

... relatively rare, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has received reports of allergic reactions, including some that were life-threatening, such as anaphylactic shock, the agency said. That's why an FDA advisory panel is reviewing those reports to see if stronger warning labels are needed for the ...

Watson Announces the NDA for a 6-Month Formulation of TRELSTAR(R) Accepted for Filing by FDA for the Treatment of Advanced Prostate Cancer

... an initial transient increase in testosterone levels and may initiate or worsen symptoms during this transient period. Rare post-marketing reports of anaphylactic shock and angioedema have been reported. TRELSTAR(R) is contraindicated for use in women. About Prostate Cancer Prostate cancer is the most ...

Alaven Pharmaceutical Introduces Kit for UC Patients

... or any component of this medication. Warning: ROWASA contains potassium metabisulfite, a sulfite that may cause allergic-type reactions including anaphylactic symptoms and life-threatening or less severe asthmatic episodes in certain susceptible people. The overall prevalence of sulfite sensitivity in the ...

UVA researchers find important clue to immune infertility

... An estimated 12 to 15 percent of unexplained infertility in women is linked to ASA. In rare cases, these antibodies have caused women to go into anaphylactic shock upon insemination. In men, immune infertility has several causes, including vasectomies. After a vasectomy, the body can no longer release ...

Scientists puzzled by severe allergic reaction to cancer drug in the middle Southern US

... drug. Cetuximab normally is infused over a two-hour period, but allergic patients had a reaction within minutes of starting the infusion, a classic anaphylactic reaction. The strongest predictor of a reaction to cetuximab was a history of other hypersensitivities, such as allergic asthma, food allergies, bee ...

COAG Must Make Combating Severe Allergies A National Priority

... workers are trained in recognizing and handling anaphylactic reactions. Dr Haikerwal said that COAG ... if the people around them know what to do when an anaphylactic reaction occurs.' The Victorian Government ... should receive training in how to deal with anaphylactic reactions, including the administration of ...

Number of Allergic Anaphylaxis Episodes Are Far More Than Those Recorded

... Researches found that the life-threatening anaphylactic reactions to foods are under-diagnosed and ... properly administered, unspecified allergy, and anaphylactic shock, food allergy, and other anaphylactic shocks. They found that acute allergic reactions ...

National Plan Needed for Severe Allergy Kids

... “All school employees should receive training in how to deal with anaphylactic reactions, including the administration of Epipens. And they should ... confidence when they use an Epipen to treat a child who is suffering an anaphylactic reaction that they are safe from prosecution.” National guidelines ...

Emergency Treatment Found Wanting In Anaphylactic Reactions

... again a retrospective one, researchers found that children who suffered anaphylactic reactions were given no instructions on how to avoid these in future. The ... to know about the various symptoms and signs that might indicate that a anaphylactic reaction is occurring,” Dr. Westbrook con