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Allergies board

  1. Do your allergies affect your head like this?
    ... eat my non-allergic foods for awhile....any word on xolair for food allergies yet?...

  2. New the board
    ... shots which I am fine with as well as start taking xolair to help prevent major asthma attacks. My Question...

  3. Lobster Allergy
    ... There's a medication called Xolair - an injection that helps block the production of...

  4. Soultion to coffee allergy?
    ... body to the allergen) - there is an injection called Xolair that some people with severe peanut (and other) allergies...

  5. Xolair??? Has anyone tried it here????
    ... daughter (she has allergies and chronic asthma) takes a Xolair shot once a month. Her first shot was in September...
    ... Xolair is AWESOME!! I've been on it for about 1 1/2 years...

  6. Is this allergy related....or?
    ... every week for a year. My asthma doc wants me to do Xolair shots every month. I've had both allergies and asthma...

  7. how often do you get shots??
    ... in allergy immunotherapy? There is a drug called xolair that is injected... Usually allergy shots are given...
    ... other post, but I agree it sounds like maybe you got a Xolair shot. LEt us know, and if it is Xolair how it is...

  8. allergy shot question...........ty for any replies
    ... injection. Or do you have asthma? Maybe he gave you a Xolair shot....

  9. Shrim
    ... outdoor allergens. They are experimenting some with Xolair for those who have extensive peanut allergies. Some...

  10. So frustrated!!!!! ENT says no infection. Now what?
    ... inflammation. Xrays the same way. THank God the Xolair that I've been taking for my allergic asthma has also...

  11. rediculous amount of food alergies what should i do?
    ... allergens. They have been doing some testing with Xolair for people with peanut allergy (so hopefully in the...

  12. exercise induced hives... HELP!!!
    ... Where are you from anyway? I have read about Xolair for asthma and wondering if it is available to you...

  13. Nebulized Medications
    ... have any side effects from them. Until I started Xolair at the end of last year, I had between 7-10 bacterial...

  14. severe chronic urticaria
    ... would like to try the new anti-IgE medicine called Xolair but it is only approved for allergic asthma. I think...
    ... would like to try the new anti-IgE medicine called Xolair but it is only approved for allergic asthma. I think...

  15. Beerzoids is right.
    ... necessitate different types of treatment. Before I started Xolair , I averaged 9 upper respiratory infections a year...

  16. Misery
    ... I qualified to take the new anti=IgE medication, Xolair . It is only approved for allergic asthma and most ... allergy shots and are more/less steroid dependent. Xolair is in clinical trials for other allergic responses ... another year or two should be more widely available. Xolair is changing my life. Two weeks ago, I went to my...

  17. Allergies & Immune System
    ... check with your allergist about the new vaccine called Xolair . I will be recieving it and it is suppose to cure...

  18. blood or skin allergy testing??
    ... The IgE thing is why everyone is so excited about Xolair , the new anti-IgE medication. Xolair binds to the ... ve still been miserable most of my life. I started Xolair in October and it is making a big difference for me...
    ... before and tried tons of different medications and Xolair sounds awesome. Is it in pill form?...

  19. Getting allergy tested
    ... they tested your IgE levels to see if you qualify for Xolair ? My sinus/ear problems are caused by allergies..gives...

  20. How long before allergy shots become effective?
    ... think it will be much longer before something like Xolair is available for hay fever. So keep your fingers...

  21. allergy shots, need some info please
    ... know that they are now in clinical trials testing Xolair on children. I've been on it since October. It kicked ... how I was just on the allergy shots. I'm hopeful xolair will continue to be the drug many of us are hoping...

  22. I give up!
    ... case could get in on the allergic rhinitis trials 4 Xolair ..have you had your IgE levels tested? Your wbc? ...

  23. bad allergies!
    ... medications depending on symptoms. I started Xolair , a new anti-IgE drug approved for allergic asthmatics ... to traditional therapies, including immunotherapy, Xolair is our hope for the future. Good luck with the...
    ... the flu, including a low grade fever. I've heard of Xolair and it sounds like a good drug. Luckily, my asthma...

  24. Allergies - bronchitis
    ... nasonex isn't doing its job. Are you on allergy shots? Xolair ? Reflux is a common "comorbid" condition with asthma ... years despite immunotherapy and 7 drugs a day. Hoping Xolair is doing the trick. Good luck to you!...
    ... nasonex isn't doing its job. Are you on allergy shots? Xolair ? Reflux is a common "comorbid" condition with asthma ... years despite immunotherapy and 7 drugs a day. Hoping Xolair is doing the trick. Good luck to you! I have allergies...

  25. first allergy post
    ... very helpful. There's a new injectible drug called Xolair which has been approved for allergic asthma and targets...

  26. anyone know about Xoliar
    ... anyone know the details on Xolair ... Could it be prescribed to prevent asthma symtoms...

  27. The Hives Thread
    ... allergies that are severe? And anyone heard of this drug.. Xolair / Omanlizumab? Maybe helpfull to stopping hives in...

Skin Problems board

  1. HELP! Bad eczema for 4 year old
    ... cotton clothing on him. this has helped. he now gets xolair injections every two weeks. the injections are for...

Sinus Problems board

  1. Chronic sinusitis due to allergies - Time to consider sinus surgery?
    ... surgery. I'm so impressed your doctor gave you Xolair . I've heard nothing but great things about it for ... normal allergy shots are more effective when given with Xolair ....
    ... surgery. I'm so impressed your doctor gave you Xolair . I've heard nothing but great things about it for ... normal allergy shots are more effective when given with Xolair . Thanks for that info Sneezy! It was a pulmonary ... specialist who put me onto the Xolair to treat my sports induced asthma. Apparently, my ... to appeal my health care providers decision on the Xolair FWIW. Fingers crossed on that one......

  2. sinus treatments
    ... anyone who's not a Mayo patient. Now that I am on Xolair , I have hardly any sinus problems. (I am terribly...
    ... s why I'm looking at these other options. Glad Xolair is helping you. I don't know about that for me, my...

  3. chronic sinus torture
    ... have also started using a new allergy drug called Xolair (currently approved only for allergic asthmatics and...
    ... have also started using a new allergy drug called Xolair (currently approved only for allergic asthmatics and ... on the same page. In your last post you mentioned Xolair , I am definitely going to look into getting it because...
    ... on the same page. In your last post you mentioned Xolair , I am definitely going to look into getting it because ... time asthmatic with sinus problems. I've been on Xolair since 10/23 and it really kicked in at the New Year ... recommend any long time allergic asthmatic look into Xolair . :) back....

Asthma board

  1. Just released from the yeta another hospital stay
    ... all the time. Nxt week I am supposed to start the xolair depending on how my breathing is. Anyone have any...

  2. New to board - Asthma out of control
    ... allergy shots which I am all for as well as start xolair . I am just waiting for them to get the serum for ... my allergy shots and the xolair from the pharmacy. In the meantime however I am suffering...
    ... Xolair helped my asthma about on par with Prednisone and ... a long time to start working. After one year on Xolair I had become almost completely insensitive to attacks ... from allergies including mold but Xolair has had little effect on asthma attacks from irritants ... Prednisone in over a year and I attribute that to mostly to Xolair . Problem with Xolair is it's extreme cost. For...
    ... your response. I am just waiting for my doc to get xolair from the pharmacy and will be starting to take it...

  3. Hospital Strength Asthma Meds
    ... quite sometime now. She's had her second shot of Xolair so far so I guess we'll just have to pray and hope...

  4. Meds not working anymore (long)
    ... our pulmonologist is even stumped. He is mentioning Xolair , but she is too young and it will take forever to...
    ... our pulmonologist is even stumped. He is mentioning Xolair , but she is too young and it will take forever to ... many trips to the ER before that. We didn't want Xolair to be an option, but after all the prednisone (which ... shot once a month and she received her second shot of Xolair just this month. It is scary, but our doctor explained ... the Xolair study to me really well, so we decided to take a chance...

  5. has anyone heard or had any problems with Xolaire
    ... reaction (anaphylaxis). Just two days ago the makers of Xolair put black box warnings on the drug's packaging. In ... FDA says both new users and "old" users (patients on Xolair for over a year) can get anaphylaxis. You might want...

  6. Asthma in the upper respiratory tract
    ... anymore, we (her doctor and I) have decided to start Xolair shots. I pray this will help. If not, then we'll...

  7. Too many meds for a child?
    ... sounds like she should have her IgE levels checked. Xolair has been awesome for my bf's son. his IgE levels ... of anyones levels that high. anyway he put him on Xolair and it has made a world of difference for his asthma...

  8. Xolair for asthma and eczema
    ... [QUOTE=tarheel247;2764653]Does anyone take Xolair for eczema? My 5yo is starting Xolair today for both ... I was wondering if it helps. You do know that Xolair is not recommended by the producers of it for patients...

  9. Xolair...
    ... I have been on xolair for 2 years, it is a great medicine,my insurance only ... haven' even had a cold or bronchitis since getting xolair injections....
    ... my step-son is on xolair . 3 injections every two weeks. we found out today...

  10. Affraid to talk to my doctor...need advice
    ... adequately, there is another drug that you can take called Xolair . It's relatively new and specifically for people with...

  11. Severe asthma - Unconventional Treatment
    ... available, including at least 40 mg of prednisone a day, xolair , and ivig. my docs are now suggesting trying more...

  12. Help! Coping with Winter Inversions
    ... whole body not just to your lungs. There is also Xolair which is usually for allergic asthma so maybe check...

  13. im frustrated and nead help
    ... hi calichick, do you take xolair shots for your asthma? if not you should talk to your...

  14. what is you fev1 (PFT)
    ... is my situation. I am presently being treated with Xolair shots (helps prevent allergic reaction), Anti inflammatory...
    ... pulmonary doctors office and his office. I asked if Xolair (medication injected to reduce allergy reactions/inflammati...

  15. What Can I Take For Wheezing?
    ... !!!it for me but I take it anyway as prescribed. Xolair does'nt seem to be helping at the moment Antiinflammatorie...

  16. Anyone on Xolair?
    ... Hi. Are you still on Xolair , and is it still working for you? I have severe asthma ... nothing seems to work. My doctor wants me to get the Xolair shots, but my insurance company is refusing to pay...
    ... My husband has been on Xolair for almost 2 years and it also has been a miracle ... .he was a mess!!!! When his doctor recommended xolair we didn't really hold out much hope, BUT, what a wonderful...
    ... Hi. Are you still on Xolair , and is it still working for you? I have severe asthma ... nothing seems to work. My doctor wants me to get the Xolair shots, but my insurance company is refusing to pay ... several months for me to respond. But, yes I'm still on Xolair . My insurance co also took months before they'd start...

  17. New Member. Plenty of symptoms. Any help?
    ... allergy shots. My asthma doctor wants to put me on Xolair because of my allergy tests. I've had both my whole...
    ... I'm being prescribed Xolair for my asthma. They said I'm basically the poster...

  18. Meds -reference Guide
    ... Theotal) [SIZE="3"]ANTI IGE DRUGS[/SIZE] 1. Xolair shots (Omalizumab) - is a recombinant DNA-derived...

  19. What's in your home to combat asthma? What's a must & what's a dud? airpurifiers, etc
    ... on dust allergies/moderate help with asthma. 7. Xolair shots - Advertisement for this medication is geared ... kick in for me. Side effect shakiness/jitteryness) Xolair - 2 shots so far. Nothing noticeable yet. Mornings...

  20. Chest pain from asthma?
    ... Albuteral, has not done this for me. Will be trying Xolair next week. Perhaps the combination of prescription...

  21. Help--any Xolair Feedback
    ... get bronchittis several times a year i have been on xolair since august and i haven't had bronchittis since,on...
    ... My husband is on xolair and it has been a WONDERFUL medication! He has...
    ... I have been on Xolair for a little over a year now and it has changed my ... inhaler every two weeks. I could never catch my breath. Xolair is wonderful....
    ... the only thing that could control his asthma before xolair was prednisone, he now suffers from those long term ... prednisone.....all this before age 55. Anyway, xolair has been a miracle drug for my husband and I would...
    ... person in the world that had a negative reaction to xolair . I was on it for over a year and it made my asthma...
    ... I have been on Xolair since 2003. I was the first patient in the state of ... diabetes and had emotional problems from the pred. Xolair has been a God send for me. It took a year to see ... but they came. Now exactly 3 years since starting xolair , I am completely off Prednisone, and only use a hand ... following the diabetic meal and diet plan. Yes, xolair works. Want even more information? Want to talk to ... other xolair users? I have a yahoo xolair group. Healtboards will not allow an address to be ... find it, just go to Yahoo health boards and look for " xolair users" you are most welcome to join us!...

  22. Chest Pressure/breathlessness No Relief
    ... MY LIFE. GO FIGURE Hope To Get Approved To Try Xolair Soon....
    ... Now. If Thats Possible I Would Like To Try The Xolair First If I Get Approved. Haven't Heard Anything Negative...

  23. MaxAir no longer available? help
    ... your asthma is really severe, have you checked into Xolair ? It's a shot instead of a pill, but it's only given...

  24. Disability?
    ... that you've been tested for ABPA? and also have tried xolair ? But there are also other farther not as researched...

  25. Help - Albuterol doesn't work anymore
    ... allergic asthma and I'm on Advair 500, Singular, Zyrtec, Xolair and I'm getting immunotherapy allergy shots, but I...

  26. Xolair?
    ... Hello, I started Xolair a few months ago, it had seemed to begin to help but...
    ... I must say, the xolair has been a wonderful med for my husband! No prednisone...
    ... I started Xolair in August 2004, almost a year ago. I had been on...
    ... I LOVE XOLAIR . It has made all the difference in my quality of...

  27. Short Term Bronchodialtors
    ... I'm one of those people, or was until I started on Xolair almost 2 years ago. For us, just staying out of the...

  28. Is Seretide really the last option?
    ... Xolair ? I've never used it, but it's suppose to work really...

  29. Brittle asthma
    ... I take Advair 500/50, QVar 80, Allegra, Singulair, Xolair injections, Xopenex/albuterol, Nasonex, Nexium, and...

  30. Finding a GOOD asthma/lung/allergy doctor
    ... doesn't work, and you're still having issues, there is Xolair , which is a brand new medication. It's injected too...

  31. Questions about Allergist
    ... your IgE is high then you could try something called xolair which works on IgE levels in some way, there are stronger...

  32. Poor asthma control
    ... flovent and about the new drug for allergic asthma, Xolair ....
    ... Xolair requires you to qualify for its use with a blood-tested...
    ... Xolair does not require "astronomical" IgE scores. There ... approved. Mine was 785 at last take. Approval to get Xolair does require a history of recurring allergic asthma...
    ... IgE scores are not high enough to qualify them for Xolair . This is why I use the word 'astronomical'. I apologize...
    ... Xolair does not require "astronomical" IgE scores. There ... approved. Mine was 785 at last take. Approval to get Xolair does require a history of recurring allergic asthma...

  33. Medications
    ... twice a day and as needed Atrovent/Duoneb as needed Xolair once a month Tobi for 28 days with infections Magnesium...
    ... out more when I see my pulmo tomorrow, I was also on Xolair for 6 months, but we stopped it because we thought...
    ... I have cut my meds drastically since starting Xolair 13 months ago. I get 3 vials twice a month. (My...

  34. How long..
    ... form by 3m! Another thing you could look into is Xolair . Mention it to your allergist at your next appointment...
    ... your mouth anyway, it prevents thrush. As for the Xolair , consider first whether your insurance would cover...

  35. Best asthma relief medication?
    ... allergic asthma, I am finally experiencing relief from Xolair ....

  36. Anyone Tried Xolair?
    ... I'm on xolair right now and for me it's not the miracle drug that ... have seen absolutly no improvement since starting xolair 3 months ago and I'm on the max dose, both my asthma ... might not have severe enough asthma to qualify for xolair . Xokair works by binding the IgE to prevent and allergic ... response so the first step to getting xolair would be to have an IgE drawn to see where you're ... it's high enough and your doctor can somehow push xolair by the insurance which will take a while, the dosing...
    ... helped about as much as anything. Good to know that xolair may not be the answer either. Just know that after...
    ... I love Xolair . I love it. I haven't had a pred taper since FEbruary ... no longer have to live in a bubble. Thank God for Xolair . It really is only for people with severe allergic...
    ... the past months due to pollen despite being on it. Xolair is meant for "moderate to severe IgE moderated asthma...

  37. New here
    ... out there, I know some of the increase is due to the xolair , but my pulmononologist said that there's no way xolair ... on singulair, allegra 180 mg, benadryl 25 mg/day, xolair 375 mg every 2 weeks, spiriva, foradil, Qvar 80 mg...

  38. Anyone else have allergies/asthma this bad?
    ... heard of a dr just giving up like that. What about xolair ? Has that been tried? If you are that strongly allergic...
    ... severe allergic asthma forever. This new medicine Xolair is changing my life. But I know what it's like when...

  39. Xolair
    ... I was the one who asked if Medicare would cover Xolair . I have since gone to the Xolair web site and learned...
    ... I stopped allergy shots for 2 reasons: 1) the Xolair has made such a huge difference, my doc and I feel ... These last 8 months have been heaven, thanks to Xolair . Not to say I'm never congested or anything, but...

  40. He's preparing to die
    ... and up to 8 meds on a bad day. Then I started Xolair a couple of months after it was approved in June 03 ... . Xolair is for allergic asthma. it costs about $2600 per ... research costs and make a great deal of money over time. Xolair is a miracle and I know there are other miracles coming...
    ... Reader1: I am interested in Xolair because none of the other drugs I take (except prednisone ... But I could not afford to pay $2600 a month for Xolair . Does your insurance pay for it? I am on Medicare ... and don't know if they would classify Xolair as a prescription drug or not. If they classify it...

  41. Methotrexate for severe asthma?
    ... wellbutrin (for obvios reasons lol), maxair as needed, xolair ( which my doc doesn't think is helping much since ... mentioned staring that at my last visit, since the xolair is not making much difference.From what I have read...

  42. Toddler and Allergies/Flovent
    ... cadidates for Xoliar. I don't know much about the Xolair but I hear great things about it. Also, see a specialist...

  43. Very fed up
    ... option? At least here, you may be able to get going on Xolair .. also, have you considered a move to somewhere with...

  44. Post attack problems
    ... allergist about desensitization (allergy shots) or even Xolair , because it seems like despite your being on Clarinex...


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