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Safe Xolair Pregnant
Yes: There is no evidence that Xolair with affect anything during breast feeding. There is experience in the EXPECT registry of 199 women who received Xolair during the first trimester and they have not noted an increase in any problems. If you are currently pregnant and took Xolair within a month of getting pregnant, go and register and share your experience. www.xolairpregnancyregistry.com ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
Nothing much: Xolair's effects are felt after 3 months usually, so don't expect much change in your asthma and keep taking the other medications as previously prescribed. It is now necessary to monitor a person for 2 hours after the first 3 injections in the office for anaphylactic reactions, in my experience, it rarely happens. Thereafter you should wait 30 minutes after each. Be patient, it will work. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not much-Anaphylaxis: Biggest is-warning for Anaphylaxis, But newer studies show that just having severe asthma puts you at a risk for anaphylaxis that is greater than the risk of Xolair. Also, the definition for anaphylaxis in the Xolair studies was very broad. Because of this, they recommend you receive it in a doctors office and have injectable epinephrine available. Don't let that scare you. It's very effective. ...Read more
Anaphylaxis: Biggest is-warning for Anaphylaxis, But newer studies show that just having severe asthma puts you at a risk for anaphylaxis that is greater than the risk of Xolair. Also, the definition for anaphylaxis in the Xolair studies was very broad. Because of this, they recommend you receive it in a doctors office and have injectable epinephrine available. Don't let that scare you. It's very effective. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I will be having a Xolair injection,i am VERY scared of the side effects because the shocks that may come with it? Have you seen anyone get a shock?
Anaphylactic shock: The acute allergic reaction that rarely occurs after Xolair injection is called anaphylaxis, which can lead to low blood pressure ("Shock"). It is rare, and usually easy to treat if it does happen. That's why the injection should be supervised by the doctor who can treat you if by slim chance you have this allergic reaction. ...Read more
Varies: It depends on how much of a patient's asthma is due to allergy. Xolair is very effective at preventing allergic reactions but some asthmatics don't have allergies and in others allergy only plays a small role. I've had some patients able to come off multiple controller meds thanks to xolair while others saw no difference at all with the therapy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Dec 2014 started xolair once a month for hives, are there any effects if I would stop all together or if I pushed this month back 2 weeks?
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