Omalizumab

Category: Asthma



Omalizumab Overview

Omalizumab, sold under the brand name Xolair, is a medication used to treat asthma, nasal polyps, and urticaria.[5][6] Omalizumab is a recombinant DNA-derived humanized IgG1k monoclonal antibody that specifically binds to free human immunoglobulin E (IgE) in the blood and interstitial fluid and to membrane-bound form of IgE (mIgE) on the surface of mIgE-expressing B lymphocytes.[7] Unlike an ordinary anti-IgE antibody, it does not bind to IgE th...

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Xolair/Omalizumab-Hair Loss

I have been taking this medication for 5 month and I have experience a lot of hair loss. Spoke with a friend who is taking the medication as well and has experienced tremendous hair loss. She has used Redkin Hair Products, with good success, she has managed to recoup much of her hair. Has anyone else experienced hair loss? ## I too have had hair loss. My hair is very thin now and I haven't touched a razor to my legs in months. ## yeah. I'm 16 and i have. ## Unfortunately, there isn't a lot of side effect information available on this drug, yet. You would probably be surprised to know how many drugs do cause hair loss, though. ## Hi. I am 20 years old and I have been shedding hair like crazy over the past two years..... I am not sure why this is happening. It's not geneti...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Omalizumab
  • Injection: 150mg, 75mg
  • Vial: 150mg/vial, 75mg/vial
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Omalizumab: (2 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 50242-214 Xolair Pfs 75 mg/.5ml Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by Genentech, Inc.
  • 50242-215 Xolair Pfs 150 mg/ml Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by Genentech, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Omalizumab or a similar ingredient: (1 result)

Related Omalizumab Topics:

Xolair/Omalizumab-Hair Loss
I have been taking this medication for 5 month and I have experience a lot of hair loss. Spoke with a friend who is taki... 74 replies