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Bronchial Asthma 

Xolair 

Asthma (AZ-muh) is a chronic disease that affects your airways, which are the tubes that carry air in and out of your lungs. If you have asthma, the inside walls of your airways are inflamed (swollen). The inflammation (IN-fla-MAY-shun) makes the airways very sensitive, and they tend to react strongly to things to which you are allergic or find irritating. When the airways react, they get narrower and less air flows through to your lung tissues. This causes symptoms like wheezing (a whistling so...

Omalizumab (marketed under the name Xolair®) is the generic name for a drug used mainly in allergy-related asthma therapy, with the purpose of reducing allergic hypersensitivity. The drug, once administered subcutaneously, binds with immunoglobulin E (IgE), a substance commonly related to allergies when present in high amounts in the body. Omalizumab works by blocking the receptors of IgE. ...


Asthma as related to Omalizumab