Omalizumab for the Treatment of Persistent Drug Induced Urticaria Elicited by Thienopyridines: A Case Report

Author(s): Gianfranco Calogiuri*, Eustachio Nettis, Alessandro Mandurino-Mirizzi, Elisabetta Di Leo, Luigi Macchia, Caterina Foti, Angelo Vacca, Nicholas G. Kounis

Journal Name: Anti-Inflammatory & Anti-Allergy Agents in Medicinal Chemistry
(Formerly Current Medicinal Chemistry - Anti-Inflammatory & Anti-Allergy Agents)

Volume 19 , Issue 3 , 2020

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The anti-IgE Omalizumab may be helpful to treat clopidogrel hypersensitivity without stopping thienopyridine administration in patients requirining continuous antiplatellet therapy after coronary stent placement.

Keywords: Clopidogrel, omalizumab, prasugrel, thienopyridines, ticagrelor, urticaria.

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Year: 2020
Page: [335 - 339]
Pages: 5
DOI: 10.2174/1871523018666190522105055

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