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  • Asthma injection for children too expensive for NHS: NICE (UK)

    10/27/2010 8:29:09 AM PDT · by erikm88 · 11 replies
    Telegraph ^ | 10/27/2010 | Rebecca Smith
    Children with severe asthma should not be given a new injection that can cut the number of severe attacks they suffer, because it is too expensive, the NHS drugs rationing body has said. The drug called omalizumab, marketed as Xolair, is given as a monthly injection by a doctor and has been shown to reduce the number of times a child has a severe attack.