Allergic Disease & Asthma Center Celebrates Ribbon Cutting

Allergic Disease & Asthma Center celebrated the grand opening of our newest Easley location 5155 Calhoun Memorial Highway on Wednesday, September 19.

The physicians and staff at the Allergic Disease & Asthma Center, P.A. (ADAC) understand how allergies and asthma can affect your daily life. They have compassion for the suffering experienced by our patients.

Fluticasone Propionate Nasal Spray by Apotex Corp: Recall – Due to Potential for Small Glass Particles

ISSUE: The Fluticasone Propionate Nasal Spray 50 mcg per spray 120 Metered Sprays has been found to contain small glass particles. The glass particles could block the actuator and impact the functionality of the pump. The issue was discovered through a customer complaint. There is a potential for patients to be exposed to the glass particles and mechanical irritation cannot be ruled out.

Thunder Fever

When pollen season meets thunderstorm season and Upstate allergist says you get what’s known as “Thunder Fever.”
There are three factors that affect the pollen count: wind, temperature, and humidity or rain.

You can find the original article and watch the video at WSPA.com

FDA announces EpiPen shortage

By: WSPA 7News

The FDA declared the shortage Wednesday, saying there were supply disruptions.

Patients who need the life-saving medicine may have to look harder or turn to a different brand.

Dr. Emmanuel Sarmiento, an allergy and immunology specialist in Greenville, says some patients are already calling him with concerns.

World Asthma Day aims to increase awareness, treatment

by Rebecca Howerton

Asthma affects 300 million people worldwide, causing 250,000 annual deaths—almost all preventable, according to the World Health Organization. To increase awareness, diagnosis, and treatment of this chronic disease, in 1998 the Global Initiative for Asthma designated the first Tuesday in May World Asthma Day.

The theme for World Asthma Day 2018,

New and emerging treatments for allergic conditions

Not just allergy shots anymore…

“Biologic therapies” target specific receptors within our immune system, preventing the cycle of inflammation from beginning. There are multiple biologic treatments for asthma available at present, including Xolair, Nucala, Cinqair, and Fasenra, and several that are expected to be available in the near future. These medications have proven to decrease asthma exacerbations, 

Antibiotics and antacids linked to allergies in kids

As tree pollen blankets the landscape in its annual springtime ritual, allergy sufferers everywhere are reaching for the tissues and antihistamines.

Allergies are common — about 50 million Americans have some kind of allergy, from hay fever to hives, according to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. And the numbers have been rising for decades.

Fight spring-time allergies with these tips

Spring is on the horizon and if the Upstate’s winter is any indication, allergy season might be especially rough this year.

“We really have not had a consis- tently cold winter,” said Angela Lombardi, an allergist with Allergic Disease and Asthma Center. “You really need consistently cold, freezing weather to kill most plants that pollinate.

Tips for a safer & more enjoyable outdoor activities

Sunny delightful warm weather is coming! It is time to enjoy the great outdoors but there could be a risk for possible allergic reactions. With careful planning and good decision making, allergy sufferers can prevent and minimize problems. Many parents and children are signing up for spring and summer camps. We can address potential risks and give you tips on how to handle them.

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