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Peanut Allergen Powder

Generic name: Peanut Allergen Powder
Brand name: Palforzia
Drug class: Allergenics

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Aug 14, 2023.

Warning

  • Allergic reactions have happened with peanut allergen powder. Rarely, some reactions can be very bad or life-threatening. Talk with the doctor.
  • The first dose and all dose increases will be given in a doctor's office or other healthcare setting.
  • Your doctor will give you another drug (epinephrine) to use in case of an allergic reaction. Be sure you know how and when to use it. Certain drugs may make epinephrine not work as well or raise the chance of side effects. This includes some drugs used to treat depression, heart problems, or high blood pressure. There are many drugs that interact with epinephrine. Talk with your doctor or pharmacist to make sure it is safe to take epinephrine with all of your drugs.
  • Do not take peanut allergen powder if you have very bad asthma or asthma that is not controlled.

Uses of Peanut Allergen Powder:

What do I need to tell my doctor BEFORE I take Peanut Allergen Powder?

This is not a list of all drugs or health problems that interact with peanut allergen powder.

Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all of your drugs (prescription or OTC, natural products, vitamins) and health problems. You must check to make sure that it is safe for you to take peanut allergen powder with all of your drugs and health problems. Do not start, stop, or change the dose of any drug without checking with your doctor.

What are some things I need to know or do while I take Peanut Allergen Powder?

How is this medicine (Peanut Allergen Powder) best taken?

Use peanut allergen powder as ordered by your doctor. Read all information given to you. Follow all instructions closely.

What do I do if I miss a dose?

What are some side effects that I need to call my doctor about right away?

WARNING/CAUTION: Even though it may be rare, some people may have very bad and sometimes deadly side effects when taking a drug. Tell your doctor or get medical help right away if you have any of the following signs or symptoms that may be related to a very bad side effect:

What are some other side effects of Peanut Allergen Powder?

All drugs may cause side effects. However, many people have no side effects or only have minor side effects. Call your doctor or get medical help if any of these side effects or any other side effects bother you or do not go away:

These are not all of the side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, call your doctor. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-332-1088. You may also report side effects at https://www.fda.gov/medwatch.

If OVERDOSE is suspected:

If you think there has been an overdose, call your poison control center or get medical care right away. Be ready to tell or show what was taken, how much, and when it happened.

How do I store and/or throw out Peanut Allergen Powder?

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