“This is a big deal.”

Government committee greenlights first EVER treatment for peanut allergies.

Published on

sep 18, 2019

Pediatric allergist, Dr. BJ Lanser, at National Jewish Health, the hospital that helped run a clinical trial on a treatment for peanut allergy sufferers. He went on to say, This is a big deal, but with this caveat that this is not an easy, simple cure and the therapy isn”t going to be for everyone.

  • first-ever peanut allergy treatment
  • Patient receives doses orally.
  • Initial patients: 4-17 years old.
  • Works to de-sensitive patients to peanuts through giving them small doses.
  • FDA Advisory Committee voted to approve the treatment – the FDA *normally* follows the committees recommendations for full approval to get the treatment to the U.S. market.

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FDA committee votes to approve peanut allergy treatment that had clinical trials at National JewishA Health

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