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How can biologics help with treating eosinophilic asthma?

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These medicines are made in a lab to act like a human antibody. Unlike inhalers or pills, you get them as shots or by IV infusion. Their job is to block the chemicals that cause inflammation in your lungs. Side effects include soreness at the injection site. It’s rare, but some people could have a severe allergic reaction called anaphylaxis.

SOURCES:

Asthma.net: "Asthma Subgroups: Diagnosing, Treating Persistent Eosinophilic Asthma.”

Mayo Clinic: "Eosinophilia."

American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders: “Eosinophilic Asthma.”

Mayo Clinic: "Corticosteroid (Inhalation Route)."

Albert A. Rizzo, MD, senior medical advisor to the American Lung Association; section chief of pulmonary medicine, Christiana Care Health System, Newark, DE.

Mayo Clinic: "Oral Thrush."

Mayo Clinic: "Anaphylaxis."

Mayo Clinic: "Asthma."

Reviewed by Arefa Cassoobhoy on December 17, 2018

SOURCES:

Asthma.net: "Asthma Subgroups: Diagnosing, Treating Persistent Eosinophilic Asthma.”

Mayo Clinic: "Eosinophilia."

American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders: “Eosinophilic Asthma.”

Mayo Clinic: "Corticosteroid (Inhalation Route)."

Albert A. Rizzo, MD, senior medical advisor to the American Lung Association; section chief of pulmonary medicine, Christiana Care Health System, Newark, DE.

Mayo Clinic: "Oral Thrush."

Mayo Clinic: "Anaphylaxis."

Mayo Clinic: "Asthma."

Reviewed by Arefa Cassoobhoy on December 17, 2018

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