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Peanut allergen extract

Generic Name: Peanut allergen extract [PEE-nut-AL-er-jen-EXtract]
Brand Name: Palforzia
Dosage Forms: Oral capsule (0.5 mg-1 mg; 12 mg daily-dose; 120 mg daily-dose; 160 mg daily-dose; 20 mg daily-dose; 200 mg daily-dose; 240 mg daily-dose; 3 mg daily-dose; 40 mg daily-dose; 6 mg daily-dose; 80 mg daily-dose),…
Drug Class: Allergenics

What is Peanut allergen extract?

Extracts of peanut allergen are utilized to reduce the intensity of an allergic reaction (including anaphylaxis) when you accidentally come in contact with peanuts. The extract of peanut allergens will not help treat allergic reactions that have already started.

Peanut allergen extract is recommended for use by adults and children aged 4 or older that have been identified with a food allergic reaction. Allergen extracts from peanuts may be able to treat allergic reactions to other food items. Always seek medical attention in an emergency when you experience the symptoms of an allergy.

The peanut allergen extract is available only through a specific program. You must be enrolled in the program and aware of the dangers and advantages of the remedy.The extract of peanut allergen may be used for reasons not covered in this medication guide.

Side effects of Peanut allergen extract

Peanut allergen extract may trigger a dangerous allergic reaction. Stop taking this medication and seek medical attention immediately in the event that you exhibit symptoms. warning signs

  • Chest pain, wheezing, and difficulty breathing;
  • Tightness in your throat;
  • Difficulties swallowing or speaking;
  • The swelling of your lips, the eyes, or your face;
  • Itchy, bumpy areas with raised areas over your face;
  • Flushing (sudden warmth, redness, or tingly sensation);
  • Extreme stomach discomfort, vomiting, or diarrhea. severe stomach pain, vomiting, or diarrhea.
  • Feeling lightheaded, as if you're about to pass out.

The doctor would prescribe epinephrine injections to keep on hand in case of any allergic reactions. Seek medical attention immediately in the event of any allergic reactions, regardless of whether you've used epinephrine before in the treatment.

Call your doctor right away. If you experience signs of inflammation in your stomach or esophagus:

  • Vomiting undigested food;
  • Difficulty swallowing (food is stuck to the throat);
  • Feeling sick,
  • A burning sensation can be felt inside your mouth, neck and chest.

Common negative side effects of peanut allergen extract could include:

  • Burning and burning your lips
  • Coughing, coughing, and trouble breathing
  • Tension or irritation in your throat;
  • Rash, itchy skin;
  • The area around your ear.
  • Runny nose, sneezing,
  • Stomach pain, nausea, and vomiting.

This isn't a complete list of all the side effects. Other effects may also be present. Consult your physician for advice regarding medical adverse effects. You may report any adverse reactions to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Warnings

Do not take peanut allergen extracts if you suffer from intractable asthma or problems in your esophagus or digestive tract due to an increase in eosinophils (a kind of white blood cells).

The extract of peanut allergens can trigger an extreme or dangerous allergic reaction. The doctor might prescribe epinephrine injections to have on hand in the event of a reaction.Consult your physician or seek emergency medical assistance. If you experience symptoms of an allergy, regardless of whether you've taken epinephrine in the past,

Before you take this drug

It is not recommended to use peanut allergen extract if you suffer from:

  • Untreated or uncontrolled asthma
  • Issues with your esophagus or digestive tract are due to the presence of higher than normal levels of eosinophils (a type of white blood cell).

It is possible that you will not be able to use peanut allergen extracts if:

  • You are not able to administer an injection of epinephrine in the event of an allergic reaction
  • An allergic reaction can be life-threatening if it occurs due to a health condition that you suffer from or a medication you are taking.

Speak to your doctor if you have ever suffered from:

  • Asthma
  • Any illness that is related to the increase of eosinophils.

Consult your physician if you are breastfeeding or pregnant.

How to take Peanut allergies extract?

Follow the directions on the prescription label and study all medication guides or instruction sheets. The doctor might change the dosage. Follow the medication precisely as directed.

If you are beginning to use the extract for peanut allergy (and anytime you increase your dosage), you will be given the first dosage in a clinic or hospital setting. Your blood pressure, breathing, oxygen levels, and other vital indicators are closely monitored for a minimum of 60 minutes after the dose.

The dose you are taking may have to be delayed if you aren't feeling well prior to the start of this treatment.Do not take the whole capsule or the medication. Open the capsule or powder packet and pour the medicine into the applesauce, pudding, or yogurt (do not mix it with liquid). Give it a good stir and consume the liquid immediately without chewing. Don't save the mixture to use later.

It is possible that you will need to take up to six capsules in order to achieve the proper dosage. Follow the instructions of your physician for dosage extremely carefully.

Clean the hands you have touched after handling capsules or powder packets.

It is possible to suffer from an allergic reaction.

  • If you suffer from uncontrolled asthma,
  • If you're suffering from an illness,
  • During your menstrual cycle,
  • When exercising vigorously or exposed to hot water.
  • If you're not sleeping enough,
  • If you're not eating enough, you aren't getting enough food.
  • If you're taking any NSAID (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication).

The timing of your doses could require adjustment to avoid the use of peanut allergen extract when any of the conditions listed above are present.

The extract of peanut allergens should be kept in its original packaging in a refrigerator. Do not put it in the freezer.

It is essential to keep injectable epinephrine in your bag at all times when you use an extract from peanuts. Take note of and adhere to any instructions that are included along with your epinephrine. Talk to your pharmacist or doctor for clarification if you aren't sure about the instructions.

What happens If I miss a dose?

Consult your physician for instructions if you missed a dose.

What happens if I overdose?

For medical emergencies, seek emergency medical attention or contact the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.

The symptoms of an overdose can include difficulty swallowing, difficulty breathing, a change in voice, or the feeling of the throat becoming full.

What should be avoided?

Alongside taking extracts of peanut allergens It is also recommended not to eat peanuts.

Interaction with other drugs

Other medications can affect the peanut allergen extract, which includes prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Discuss with your doctor your current medications and any medications you begin or stop taking.

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