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What is the difference between xolair and allergy shots?

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Dr. Lee Perry
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Major differences

Xolair is a shot that with antibodies that bind ige (ige is the antibody that causes asthma and allergy) to help control severe persistent asthma symptoms.
Allergy shots are a mixture of allergenic proteins (dust mites, pets, pollens, molds, etc) that increase tolerance to allergens with increasing doses.

In brief: Major differences

Xolair is a shot that with antibodies that bind ige (ige is the antibody that causes asthma and allergy) to help control severe persistent asthma symptoms.
Allergy shots are a mixture of allergenic proteins (dust mites, pets, pollens, molds, etc) that increase tolerance to allergens with increasing doses.
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