chronic idiopathic urticaria


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chronic idiopathic urticaria (CIU),

dermatologic disorder with itching wheals experienced on a chronic basis; etiology unknown.
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Schering-Plough's patent on Claritin (loratadine) expires in December, and the company voluntarily petitioned the FDA for approval to sell all three current formulations--tablets, Redi-tabs, and syrup--over the counter (OTC) for the relief of allergic rhinitis and chronic idiopathic urticaria.
Xyzal(R) is a once-daily antihistamine indicated for the symptomatic treatment of Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis, Perennial Allergic Rhinitis, and Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria in adults and children six years of age and older.
Xyzal(R) is intended for use as a once-daily antihistamine for which UCB has requested the indications: symptomatic treatment of Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis, Perennial Allergic Rhinitis, and Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria in adults and children six years of age and older.
Up-regulation of chemokine C-C ligand 2 (CCL2) and C-X-C chemokine 8 (CXCL8) expression by monocytes in chronic idiopathic urticaria.
chronic idiopathic urticaria (CIU; chronic hives without a known cause) who continue to have hives that are not controlled by H1-antihistamine treatment.
It is stated that Chronic idiopathic urticaria (CIU) is an unpredictable skin condition that can prove debilitating and the drug also known under its chemical name omalizumab.
The levels of depression, anxiety and quality of life in patients with chronic idiopathic urticaria.
The drug, omalizumab, was tested on 323 people at 55 medical centers for whom standard antihistamine therapy failed to quell their underlying, allergy-like reaction, known as chronic idiopathic urticaria or chronic spontaneous urticaria.
Genentech, a member of the Roche Group (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY), today announced results from a Phase III trial, ASTERIA II, which demonstrated that omalizumab met its primary endpoint in patients with moderate to severe chronic idiopathic urticaria (CIU), who remained symptomatic despite treatment with approved H1 antihistamine doses1.
Therefore, a part of chronic idiopathic urticaria has shifted into this group.
Chung MC, Symons C, Gilliams J, Kaminski ER: Stress, psychiatric comorbidity and coping in patients with chronic idiopathic urticaria.
NEW ORLEANS -- Colchicine is an effective steroid-sparing agent that can be used to treat refractory chronic idiopathic urticaria, based on data from a review of adults who received colchicine for CIU from 2003 to 2008.
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