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Topic: Allergy

November 22, 2018
AR101 slowly builds up tolerance to peanut allergy, study finds

A new oral biologic drug could reduce the risk of allergic reaction in children and adolescents following accidental peanut exposures, research has shown.
 

October 17, 2018
Pharmacists must implement new validation processes from today (17 October) to prioritise the limited stocks of EpiPen junior 150 microgram (mcg), the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and NHS England have said.

Pharmacists must implement new validation processes from today (17 October) to prioritise the limited stocks of EpiPen junior 150 microgram (mcg), the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and NHS England have said.

October 2, 2018
Patients told to use EpiPens up to four months past expiry date amid shortages

Patients with severe allergies can use certain batches of EpiPen four months after their expiry date, the Government has said.
 
In a supply alert issued last week (28 September), the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) said that patients can use some batches of EpiPen and EpiPen Junior, due to "limited availability for the remainder of 2018".
 
"Limited availability"
 

October 2, 2018
Patients told to use EpiPens up to four months past expiry date amid shortages

Patients with severe allergies can use certain batches of EpiPen four months after their expiry date, the Government has said.
 
In a supply alert issued last week (28 September), the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) said that patients can use some batches of EpiPen and EpiPen Junior, due to "limited availability for the remainder of 2018".
 
"Limited availability"
 

June 10, 2014
The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency has issued revised guidance for the prescribing and use of adrenaline auto-injectors.

The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency  has issued revised guidance for the prescribing and use of adrenaline auto-injectors (AAIs).

June 10, 2014
The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency has issued revised guidance for the prescribing and use of adrenaline auto-injectors.

The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency  has issued revised guidance for the prescribing and use of adrenaline auto-injectors (AAIs).

October 28, 2013
We are very pleased to be launching this new factsheet – which can be accessed on our website.

 

April 16, 2013
Young people with severe allergies need help to live safely with their condition as they enter adulthood, a study by the Anaphylaxis Campaign has found.

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July 30, 2009
Due to a fall in the cost of ingredients, drug costs have reduced in England which has led to a rise in the number of prescriptions

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April 28, 2008
Study finds probiotics in pregnancy are beneficial

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February 11, 2008
A glovemaking firm is providing educational materials aimed at health workers responsible for managing latex allergies

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