Xolair

Active Ingredient(s): Omalizumab
FDA Approved: * June 20, 2003
Pharm Company: * GENENTECH
Category: Asthma

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... [wikipedia]

* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.
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Dosage List

Xolair 202.5 mg/1.4ml Subcutaneous Injection, Solution
NDC: 50242-040
Labeler:
Genentech, Inc.

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