FDA alerts consumers of nationwide voluntary recall of EpiPen and EpiPen Jr
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is alerting consumers to Meridian Medical Technologies’ voluntary recall of 13 lots of Mylan’s EpiPen and EpiPen Jr (epinephrine injection) Auto-Injector products used for emergency treatment of severe allergic reactions. This… Read More »FDA alerts consumers of nationwide voluntary recall of EpiPen and EpiPen Jr
FDA approves dupilumab for moderate to severe eczema
“Sanofi and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Dupixent® (dupilumab) Injection, the first and only biologic medicine approved for the treatment of adults with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis… Read More »FDA approves dupilumab for moderate to severe eczema
Fish oil supplementation during pregnancy may lower asthma risk
Preventing allergy is a priority for both physicians and parents. There have been many studies attempting to lessen the risk of both food and environmental allergies. Here are a few examples of possible interventions to decrease… Read More »Fish oil supplementation during pregnancy may lower asthma risk
Local pollen and mold counts – Fairfield County
Spring pollen season has arrived! Check back here (or twitter.com/allergyct) for Fairfield County’s only local counts.
Hypoallergenic dog or marketing myth?
Dog allergies are very common, up to 20% of the population are affected. This has not limited the popularity and enjoyment of having a dog at home. The ASPCA estimates that 37-47% of all households in the United… Read More »Hypoallergenic dog or marketing myth?
Nonceliac Wheat Sensitivity is associated with Autoimmune Disease
There is much interest in wheat sensitivity in people without celiac disease, many of these patients have been labeled with nonceliac wheat sensitivity. Little is known about any risks associated with nonceliac wheat sensitivity. A… Read More »Nonceliac Wheat Sensitivity is associated with Autoimmune Disease
Generic Nasonex Now Available
Generic Nasonex will soon be available for allergy sufferers. Apotex, is a generic pharmaceutical company, based in Florida, has successfully gotten FDA approval of the generic Nasonex (mometasone furoate). Generic Nasonex will still need a… Read More »Generic Nasonex Now Available
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