The US Food and Drug Administration has granted orphan drug designation to United Kingdom-based AstraZeneca's Fasenra (benralizumab) intended for the treatment of eosinophilic oesophagitis
, it was reported yesterday.
Global Banking News-August 29, 2019-AstraZeneca's Fasenra granted Orphan Drug Designation by US FDA for eosinophilic oesophagitis
[USA], May 23 (ANI): Researchers have claimed that a skin patch could be helpful in treating a painful chronic condition called eosinophilic oesophagitis
(EoE) triggered by milk in children.
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Corticosteroid-dependent eosinophilic oesophagitis
: azathioprine and 6-mercaptopurine can induce and maintain long-term remission.
Other oesophageal disorders that will be discussed are heartburn, cancer, and eosinophilic oesophagitis
. We will also discuss the non-immersive treatment options to cure many of the disorders," explained Dr Hussian.
Laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) and lung aspiration of refluxate are dangerous complications that often occur in the absence of oesophagitis
or its primary symptom, heartburn (5).
The second article  similarly highlights that epigastric pain during the second and third trimesters of pregnancy should not be regarded as reflux oesophagitis
or gastritis, especially if it is associated with minor elevations in blood pressure levels of 10 mmHg systolic or 15 mmHg diastolic over normal values, the presence of proteinuria, or upper abdominal pain radiating to the shoulders.
Patients having a history of acute/chronic pancreatitis, pancreatic tumor, hepatitis, acid peptc disease, oesophagitis
, divertculitis, mesenteric ischemia were excluded from the study.