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Preview resources for healthcare providers about Xolair.

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Resources for healthcare professionals

 

SELF-ADMINISTRATION GUIDE

Guidance created to support healthcare professionals select and train appropriate CSU patients to start self-administration with Xolair and establish a working self-administration protocol for the clinic. Please contact a Novartis representative to order this material.

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SELF-ADMINISTRATION INITIATION CHECKLIST

This checklist has been created to help healthcare professionals select and train appropriate CSU patients in their clinic. Please contact a Novartis representative to order this material.

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SELF-ADMINISTRATION COMPETENCY AND IMPLEMENTATION CHECKLIST

This checklist has been created to help healthcare professionals assess and record their patient's (or their patient's carer’s) competence to self-administer Xolair. Please contact a Novartis representative to order this material.

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SELF-ADMINISTRATION DISCUSSION GUIDE

This A4 landscape desktop flipchart can be used to facilitate discussions between healthcare professionals and patients being treated with Xolair. Please contact a Novartis representative to order this material.

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Resources for healthcare professionals designed to support their patients prescribed Xolair

MYTHERAPY APP

A private module of the MyTherapy app for patients prescribed Xolair for CSU. Patients can track injections and symptoms, generate reminders and access how-to videos showing correct injection technique. The Xolair module can only be accessed via the QR code on the flipchart discussion guide, MyTherapy app flyer or here.

The MyTherapy app is run by SmartPatient, and Novartis has paid for this private module specifically for patients prescribed Xolair for CSU.

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INJECTION VIDEOS

Two videos showing the injection procedure for patients and carers.

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PATIENT SELF-ADMINISTRATION STARTER KIT

This patient kit contains: 4x A6 booklets, 1x medical emergency card, 1x magnetic dosing card and 1x MyTherapy app flyer. Please contact a Novartis representative to order this material.

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*A post hoc analysis of phase 3 studies (ASTERIA I & II, and GLACIAL), demonstrated clinically meaningful improvements in quality of life (measured using DLQI) in patients with CSU.1
Patients with no known history of anaphylaxis may self-inject Xolair or be injected by a caregiver from the 4th dose onwards if a physician determines that this is appropriate. The patient or the caregiver must have been trained in the correct injection technique and the recognition of the early signs and symptoms of serious allergic reactions.

Indication: Xolair is indicated as add-on therapy for the treatment of chronic spontaneous urticaria in adult and adolescent (12 years and above) patients with inadequate response to H1-antihistamine treatment..2

CSU, chronic spontaneous urticaria: DLQI, Dermatology Life Quality Index.

Reference

  1. Finlay AY et al. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2017;31(10):1715–1721.<
  2. Xolair® (omalizumab) Summary of Product Characteristics.
XSU20-C024 July 2020.
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