omalizumab - injection, Xolair
GENERIC NAME: OMALIZUMAB - INJECTION (OH-ma-LIZ-ue-mab)
BRAND NAME(S): Xolair
WARNING: This medication can cause a very serious (sometimes fatal) allergic reaction. In many cases, this type of reaction occurred after the first dose, but it can occur with any later doses. This type of reaction usually occurred within 24 hours or up to 4 days after receiving this medication. Your health care professional will monitor you closely during treatment for any signs of an allergic reaction. Seek immediate medical attention if at any time you develop any signs of an allergic reaction including: trouble breathing, cough, chest tightness, rash, itching, swelling (especially of the throat, tongue), hives, dizziness.
If you have had an allergic reaction to omalizumab, you must never use omalizumab again.
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