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What is omalizumab used for?

Anthony L. Komaroff, MD
Internal Medicine
Omalizumab, a monoclonal anti-immunoglobulin E (IgE) antibody, is a class of therapy for use in patients with persistent allergic asthma. The treatment works by lowering the amount of IgE available to attach to pollen and other inhaled allergens.

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