EPI-PEN and EPI-PEN JR RECALL
Mylan pharmaceutical company has announced a voluntary recall of EpiPen and EpiPen Jr. manufactured between December 2015 and July 2016 due to a potential defect that could make the device difficult to activate in an anaphylactic emergency. Please go to Mylan.com/EpiPenRecall for lot numbers and replacement instructions.
7TH Annual BREATHE Allergy and Asthma Conference - MARCH 31, 2017
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The seventh annual BREATHE Allergy and Asthma Conference for physicians and nurses will take place on Friday, March 31, 2017 at the Desmond Hotel and Conference Center in Malvern, PA starting at 7:00 am. Six CME credits and 6 contact hours are available. Click here for meeting agenda and registration information.
FDA APPROVES ALLERGY PILLS
It is very exciting that the FDA has approved immunotherpay tablets for grass and ragweed. The grass tablets are known as Oralair and Grastek. The ragweed immunnotherapy tablets are known as Ragwitek. Schedule an appointment with your allergist to determine if the new immunotherapy tablets are right for you.
FEAR PEANUT ALLERGIES NO LONGER.
AS offers Peanut Sublingual Immunotherapy. Peanut extract drops are placed under the tongue to decrease risk of serious reactions with accidental exposures. Call 1-800-86COUGH and ask to speak with a nurse about PEANUT SLIT.