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Omalizumab (Xolair)  
Abstract:  This handout describes omalizumab, an injectable medicine for patients who have allergic asthma. This medicine is used in combination with other inhaled asthma medicines. Side effects and the possibility of anaphylaxis are discussed.
Author: Pulmonary Clinic/Med Spec Center
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2010, January 1, 2010
UWMC Availability:  Pulmonary Clinic/Med Spec Center; Pharmacy Services
General Topics:  Respiratory Disorders; Patient Care Procedures & Instructions
Specific Subject(s):  Side Effects; Medication Teaching; Medication Information; Medication; Injections; Asthma; Anaphylaxis
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Caregiver; Patient
Format: Flyer
Reading Level: Technical
Cost: Unknown
Web Site Location:  http://healthonline.washington.edu/

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