allergen

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allergen

any substance capable of inducing an allergy

allergen

[′al·ər‚jen]
(immunology)
Any antigen, such as pollen, a drug, or food, that induces an allergic state in humans or animals.
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Results benefited from higher sales of products such as Allelock, an antiallergic agent, Patanol, an antiallergic ophthalmic solution, and Depakene, an anti-epileptic agent, despite a decline in sales of products such as Coniel, a treatment for hypertension and angina pectoris.
Much evidence implies that it may protect against the common cold, prevent certain types of cancer, promote cardiovascular health, support memory, prevent cataract formation, and exert antiallergic effects.
Sales of Coniel, a treatment for hypertension and angina pectoris, were lower than those in the first nine months of the previous fiscal year, however, sales of products such as Allelock (olopatadine hydrochloride), an antiallergic agent and Navelbine, an anticancer agent, grew.
We report here for the first time that rottlerin possesses antiallergic activity by stabilizing mast cells in different animal models of anaphylaxis, providing a foundation for developing rottlerin for mast cell-mediated allergic disorders including urticaria and allergic asthma.
However, a recent pharmacological study suggests that the herb could have pronounced antiallergic activity.
Sales of Coniel, a treatment for hypertension and angina pectoris, were slightly lower than in the first half of the previous fiscal year, but sales of both Allelock (olopatadine hydrochloride) an antiallergic agent, and Navelbine, an anticancer agent, increased.
4 sessions) while continuing standard antiallergic pharmacological treatment.
However, in rare cases, allergic reactions, including anaphylaxis, recurred within days after discontinuing antiallergic treatment.
In the Pharmaceutical Sector, UCB is a leading supplier of various therapeutics including Zyrtec(R), a leading antiallergic pharmaceutical for respiratory and dermatological treatments.
In the Pharmaceuticals business, sales increased compared to the first quarter of last fiscal year due to strong sales of Allelock (Olopatadine hydrochloride), an antiallergic agent, and were supported by sales of Patanol, an antiallergic ophthalmic solution launched in October 2006.
Antithrombotic and antiallergic activities of daidzein, a metabolite of puerarin and daidzin produced by human intestinal microflora.
Head office in Tokyo; President: Tadashi Hirata) proudly announces that its new antiallergic agent, Allelock (generic name: olopatadine hydrochloride), will be launched in Japan on March 6th, 2001.