Ita Tripathy

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BACKGROUND Treatment with omalizumab, an anti-IgE antibody, improves symptoms and quality of life in patients with seasonal allergic rhinitis but has not previously been investigated in patients with perennial symptoms. OBJECTIVE To investigate the efficacy, safety, and tolerability of omalizumab in the treatment of perennial allergic rhinitis (PAR). (More)
BACKGROUND Fluticasone furoate is a novel enhanced-affinity corticosteroid that has demonstrated favourable safety and tolerability in paediatric patients. Three pivotal phase III studies were conducted in children as young as 2 years of age; however, because the European Medicines Agency has recently approved fluticasone furoate for use in children(More)
The effects of intranasal corticosteroids (INSs) on the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis should be assessed for any to be marketed INS. The objective of this study was to assess the effects of fluticasone furoate nasal spray (FFNS) on cortisol production (as a measure of HPA axis function) following 6 wk of treatment with FFNS 110 microg once daily(More)
The objective of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of fluticasone furoate (FF) nasal spray 55 and 110 microg once daily in children with seasonal allergic rhinitis (SAR). Patients (n = 554) received placebo nasal spray or FF, administered using a unique side-actuated device, in a 2-wk, randomized, double-blind study. Symptoms were evaluated(More)
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