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Management on sanitary inspection behind quality of foodstuff and medicines USA (FDA) approved the efficiency of the first cure for peanut allergies. About it reports the edition Science.
The drug, known as AR101, can reduce allergic reactions in predisposed people who consume peanuts. Patients are encouraged to take tablets containing peanut protein, gradually increasing the dose. As a result, the body has to get used to it.
New treatment practice 200 allergists in the United States. Doctors give patients a calibrated dose peanut products. States that people unable to take medication independently at home. It is reported that the treatment was experimental and all patients taking the drug, you will have to carry adrenalin in case you have symptoms of allergies.
The development of the drug has been the company Aimmune Therapeutics since 2011. Then, the government has allocated the organization $ 3.5 million to support research in the field of food Allergy.
The symptoms of an allergic reaction to peanuts can include itching, hives, eczema, facial swelling, sneezing, asthma, abdominal pain, decreased blood pressure, cardiac arrest and anaphylaxis. The exact cause of allergies is unknown. People suffering from a peanut Allergy, doctors suggest to avoid its use. In severe Allergy symptoms in the human body is administered epinephrine by injection.
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