If you have ever experienced a serious reaction to a medication, you are not alone. In 2000, the Institute of Medicine reported that more than 2 million serious adverse drug reactions occur each year. The FDA keeps track of these serious events through a reporting system and releases them quarterly. This system, the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS), is a database that contains information on adverse events and medication error reports that have been submitted. See More
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The CDC (Centers for Disease Controls and Prevention) estimates that nearly 17.7 million adults and 6.3 million children in the United States suffer from asthma. Depending on how well it’s controlled, asthma can have an enormous effect on your daily life.
More severe asthma means more frequent symptoms like coughing, wheezing, tight chest, and shortness of breath, and may mean your symptoms keep you up at night more often. See More
Many new inhaled medications have been approved to treat asthma, but the most recent approval from the FDA comes in a different form: Nucala (mepolizumab) is an injection given every four weeks by your doctor (or another health care provider).
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1 in 12 Americans are affected by asthma. More effective treatments are more important than ever, and Nucala offers a new option for maintenance treatment in combination with other medications. See More