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Akdis, "Mechanisms of allergen-specific immunotherapy: multiple suppressor factors at work in immune tolerance to allergens," The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, vol.
In response to allergen-specific immunotherapy, the effects of IL-10 and TGF-[beta] released by the T regulatory cells include:
Attempted treatment with allergen-specific immunotherapy, where a patient received monthly injections with an allergen extract for three to five years, failed because it could cause anaphylaxis as a side effect.
Allergen-specific immunotherapy involves the administration of specific allergens to achieve a hyposensitization such that the symptoms occurring during the natural exposure to the allergen are reduced.
Allergen-specific immunotherapy with recombinant grass pollen allergens.
Available therapies include antihistamines, decongestants, corticosteroids, leukotriene-receptor antagonists, mast cell stabilizers, anticholinergics, and allergen-specific immunotherapy. Current guidelines support a stepwise approach, depending on whether the allergic rhinitis is classified as persistent or intermittent, mild or severe.