Preventing allergic reaction to Prosorba column?

pandoc at ix.netcom.com pandoc at ix.netcom.com
Thu Oct 30 00:54:28 EST 1997


rayzzz at sirius.com wrote:
> 
> Hi, all--
> 
> A patient needs to use a Prosorba Column which is a kind of blood
> filtration system for a physical problem, an ailment that they have. This
> particular Prosorba Column uses a protein so the blood that goes through it
> is going to be coming in contact with this protein. Because of this
> sometimes people develop an allergic reaction, have an allergic reaction to
> it. We want to know if there is any kind of prophylactic to use before
> using this machine. Is there anything that can be done to lessen or prevent
> this allergic reaction from occurring. It is very important because this
> machine will have to be used over a long period of time.
> 
> Thanks very much. Please email me.
> 
> Katherine

Phenergan (promethazine) may be useful.

Best of luck always,

Charlie



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