How Biologics Can Help Treat Your Allergy, Asthma and Eczema Symptoms
For asthma and allergy sufferers, it can be difficult to find a treatment option that helps reduce symptoms and make daily life easier. At Center for Allergy and Asthma of Georgia, our board-certified specialists specialize in using biologic treatments to help control patients’ symptoms. Keep reading to learn how these treatment options can help you.
What Are Biologic Treatments?
A biologic is a type of medication derived from living organisms such as a protein. It can be used to target specific areas of the immune system and prevent inflammation. Due to its effect on the immune system, our board-certified specialists at Center for Allergy and Asthma of Georgia use this technology to treat a wide variety of allergic disorders.
These treatments are especially beneficial for patients who have not seen an improvement in their symptoms after using daily controller medications. We’ve been successful in improving the symptoms of patients suffering from the following conditions:
The biologic treatments we offer at Center for Allergy and Asthma of Georgia have the ability to target a specific antibody or cell involved in allergic reactions, asthma, eczema and sinus infections to reduce the severity of a patient’s symptoms.
Biologic Treatments for Asthma
At Center for Allergy and Asthma of Georgia, we offer the following name brand biologic treatments to control moderate to severe asthma symptoms:
- Xolair: used for mediated asthma for patients 6 and older.
- Nucala: used for eosinophilic (white blood cell caused) asthma for patients 12 and older.
- Dupixent: used for eosinophilic asthma for patients 12 and older.
- Cinqair: eosinophilic asthma for patients 18 and older.
Biologic Treatments for Eczema
At Center for Allergy and Asthma of Georgia, we offer the following name brand biologic treatments to manage symptoms of atopic dermatitis (eczema):
Dupixent: used to treat patients 12 and older.
Biologic Treatments for Hives (Urticaria)
At Center for Allergy and Asthma of Georgia, we offer the following name brand biologic treatments to reduce the symptoms of chronic urticaria (hives):
Xolair: used for patients 12 and older.
Due to their effect on the immune system, our board-certified specialists have found that biologic treatments can help treat more than one condition. A patient suffering from allergies and asthma, who also experiences hives, could benefit from a biological treatment to manage all symptoms with one medication.
Biologic Treatment Options in Alpharetta GA
At Center for Allergy and Asthma of Georgia, we’re here to guide you through the process of choosing or determining which biologic treatment is right for your unique case. If you suffer from allergies, asthma, eczema, or chronic sinus infections, our board-certified allergists can help. Contact us today to schedule a visit with one of our caring physicians.