In children, Viaskin Peanut built more allergen tolerance when used over two years.
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American pediatricians have gone a step further than their initial June endorsement of new interim guidelines for infant consumption of peanuts
All of the participants in the Phase II trial were able to tolerate nearly 2 peanut kernels at the end of two months.
The recommendations aim to help physicians implement LEAP findings while formal guidelines are still in the works.
Allergists say children with asthma shouldn’t be tested for peanut allergy routinely.
In trials, Viaskin Peanut allowed some participants to tolerate 10 times more peanut protein than at the outset.
Chance of developing peanut allergy reduced 70 to 80 percent in high-risk babies. New guidelines expected.