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First xolair injection - what should I expect?

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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
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Dr. Luis Matos
Pediatrics - Allergy & Asthma

In brief: Not much for 2 weeks

Most patients do not start feeling any difference for the first 2 weeks.
Some severe asthmatics didn't change for the first 6 months. Be patient

In brief: Not much for 2 weeks

Most patients do not start feeling any difference for the first 2 weeks.
Some severe asthmatics didn't change for the first 6 months. Be patient
Dr. Luis Matos
Dr. Luis Matos
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