Omalizumab


Generic Medicine Info
Special Precautions
Not intended for treatment of acute asthma exacerbations, acute bronchospasm or status asthmaticus. Patient at risk of parasitic infections. May increase risk of malignancy. Delayed onset of anaphylaxis, it usually occurs 2 hr after admin but may also occur up to 4 days to >1 yr after initiation of regular treatment. Avoid abrupt withdrawal of corticosteroid therapy. Renal and hepatic impairment. Childn. Pregnancy and lactation. Monitoring Parameters Monitor for signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis, infections.
Adverse Reactions
Generalised pain, arthralgia, myalgia, fatigue, dizziness, earache, headache, GI disturbances, fractures, pruritus, alopecia, dermatitis, upper resp tract infections, viral infections, sinusitis, pharyngitis, flu-like illness, systemic eosinophilia (e.g. Churg-Strauss syndrome).
Potentially Fatal: Anaphylactic reactions including bronchospasm, hypotension, urticaria, syncope, angioedema of the throat or tongue, cough or chest tightness.
ATC Classification
R03DX05 - omalizumab ; Belongs to the class of other systemic drugs used in the treatment of obstructive airway diseases.
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