Drug Topics November 2021

Drug Topics Journal

Research Suggests Ways to Decrease Food Allergy Prevalence in Kids

November 15, 2021

During a session at the 2021 American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition research revealed that introduction to common allergy foods early on can be key in decreasing the frequency of development in children.

Biologics for Children With Asthma

November 12, 2021

Omalizumab (Xolair) is the oldest available biologic for asthma and is anti–IgE. Mepolizumab, an anti–IL-5 biologic, has been shown to reduce exacerbations and eosinophils and result in improved markers of control.