Joint Message Announcing Venom Extract Shortage Task Force Report The AAAAI and ACAAI previously announced a venom extract shortage due to ALK – Abello A/S experiencing a manufacturing delay in regards to its venom products. In response, we formed a task force of experts to generate guidance outlining recommendations for our members which could lead…
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Intended for use only by licensed health care provider experienced in administering allergenic extracts and trained to provide immediate emergency treatment in the event of a life-threatening reaction. Observe patients for at least 30 minutes following administration. Immunotherapy may not be suitable for patients with medical conditions that reduce their ability to withstand a systemic reaction. Allergenic extracts can cause serious systemic reactions, including anaphylactic shock and in rare cases death, especially in patients who have severe or steroid-dependent asthma, cardiovascular disease, or in patients who use beta blockers. Do not inject intravenously. This product is intended for subcutaneous injection for immunotherapy and percutaneous use for diagnosis. Refer to contraindications, warnings, precautions, adverse reaction and over dosage for more detailed information.
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