Breakthrough treatment for peanut allergies in children approved for use in the ...

Breakthrough treatment for peanut allergies in children approved for use in the US AR101 has been approved as treatment for peanut allergies for use in the US The drug gradually reduces sensitivity to the nuts in those who are intolerant It won't cure the allergy but reduce the severity of a reaction to peanuts  AR101 should not be used instead of emergency options such as an EpiPen 

By Mail Foreign Service

Published: 01:19 GMT, 3 February 2020 | Updated: 01:20 GMT, 3 February 2020

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A treatment for peanut allergies in children has been approved for use in the US.

The drug, AR101, which is also called Palforzia, gradually reduces sensitivity to the nuts in those who are intolerant.

Allergy sufferers aged four to 17 are given tiny amounts of nut protein over six months.

Scientists have found a treatment for peanut allergies in children (stock). The drug, AR101, gradually reduces sensitivity to the nuts in those who are intolerant and has been approved for use in the US

Scientists have found a treatment for peanut allergies in children (stock). The drug, AR101, gradually reduces sensitivity to the nuts in those who are intolerant and has been approved for use in the US

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