American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Annual Meeting

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Patients with SAR prefer prescription medicine, but use OTC more often

November 9, 2015
SAN ANTONIO — Patients with seasonal allergic rhinitis frequently use over-the-counter medication to treat their symptoms and rarely receive…
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iPhone app improves residents’ familiarity, use of asthma action plan

November 9, 2015
SAN ANTONIO — The introduction of an iPhone asthma action plan app to residents improved their familiarity and use of the plan in practice…
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iPhone app improves residents’ familiarity, use of asthma action plan

November 9, 2015
SAN ANTONIO — The introduction of an iPhone asthma action plan app to residents improved their familiarity and use of the plan in practice…
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Penicillin appears safe in patients who report allergy

November 9, 2015
SAN ANTONIO — Repeated IV penicillin courses appeared safe in patients who reported penicillin allergy but had a negative skin-prick test…
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Spiriva Respimat safe, tolerable as add-on therapy in adolescents with asthma

November 8, 2015
SAN ANTONIO — Once-daily tiotropium bromide as an add-on to inhaled corticosteroid therapy demonstrated comparable safety and tolerability as…
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Spiriva Respimat safe, tolerable as add-on therapy in adolescents with asthma

November 8, 2015
SAN ANTONIO — Once-daily tiotropium bromide as an add-on to inhaled corticosteroid therapy demonstrated comparable safety and tolerability as…
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Dymista effectively treats nasal congestion, ocular itch in patients with allergic rhinitis

November 8, 2015
SAN ANTONIO — Azelastine hydrochloride and fluticasone propionate dual agent nasal spray effectively reduced ocular itch and nasal congestion…
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Evidence suggests no direct link between compliance, response to omalizumab

November 8, 2015
SAN ANTONIO — Compliance to omalizumab therapy among patients with asthma did not appear correlated to clinical response, according to study…
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Individuals at risk for cardiovascular disease often mistakenly categorized as allergic to aspirin

November 7, 2015
SAN ANTONIO — Individuals with a moderate to high risk for cardiovascular disease and a hypersensitive reaction to aspirin often are mistakenly…
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Breastfeeding may not protect children from allergies

November 7, 2015
SAN ANTONIO — Breastfeeding did not appear to have any effect on immunoglobulin E sensitization to environmental allergens among children with…