NHS Dudley Health Economy Medicines Formulary
Home > 3 Respiratory system > 3.4 Antihistamines, hyposensitisation, and allergic emergencies > 3.4.2 Allergen immunotherapy > Venom anaphylaxis - immunotherapy pharmalgen - NICE TAG TA246

Venom anaphylaxis - immunotherapy pharmalgen - NICE TAG TA246

1.1 Pharmalgen is recommended as an option for the treatment of IgE-mediated bee and wasp venom allergy in people who have had:

  • a severe systemic reaction to bee or wasp venom, or

  • a moderate systemic reaction to bee or wasp venom and who have one or more of the following: a raised baseline serum tryptase, a high risk of future stings or anxiety about future stings.

1.2 Treatment with Pharmalgen should be initiated and monitored in a specialist centre experienced in venom immunotherapy.

 

https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/TA246

Site by Devopa
© Copyright 2019 NHS. All rights reserved.