Tag Archives: dust mites

ODACTRA FIRST SUBLINGUAL THERAPY OK’D FOR HOUSE DUST MITE ALLERGY

FCAAIA Notes: Sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) tablets are already FDA approved for grass and ragweed. Personally, I have not found that they have a great role in the care of patients here in southwestern Connecticut. There are few patients so allergic to … Continue reading

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AAP: INDOOR ALLERGEN TESTING ‘A MUST’ FOR KIDS WITH ASTHMA

FCAAIA Notes: The vast majority of children with asthma have allergies and should have allergy testing.  Therefore, a thorough history of environmental exposures, correlated with the patient’s history and his testing results allow for focused recommendations for allergen avoidance. The … Continue reading

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DUST MITE SLIT PROMISING ADD-ON TO ASTHMA MAINTENANCE MEDS

FCAAIA Notes: I have posted many articles about sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT, under-the –tongue) on our web site.  Only grass and ragweed tablets are currently licensed in the United States.  All other forms of SLIT in the US are not FDA … Continue reading

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