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Peanut Allergy Study

  • Number
  • Type
  • Age Range
  • Length of Study
  • Compensation*
  • Realise
  • Peanut Allergy Study
  • 4-11
  • 3 years
  • $858


*Qualified participants may receive compensation for time and travel, up to the amount listed.

Safety Study of Viaskin Peanut to Treat Peanut Allergy

This study evaluates the safety of Viaskin Peanut 250 mcg in the treatment of peanut allergy in children from 4 to 11 years of age. Subjects will receive either Viaskin Peanut 250 mcg or a placebo for a period of 6 months, after which all subjects will be receiving the active treatment up to a period of 3 years under active treatment.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Physician-diagnosed peanut allergy;
  • A peanut Skin Prick Test (SPT) with a wheal largest diameter ≥8 mm;
  • A specific-peanut Immunoglobulin E (IgE) ≥14 kU/L;
  • Subjects following a strict peanut-free diet.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Generalized dermatologic disease
  • Spirometry forced expiratory volume in 1 second (FEV1) <80% of the predicted value, or peak expiratory flow (PEF) <80% of predicted value;
  • Receiving β-blocking agents, angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, angiotensin-receptor blockers, calcium channel blockers or tricyclic antidepressant therapy; anti-tumor necrosis factor drugs or anti-IgE drugs (such as omalizumab) or any biologic immunomodulatory therapy;
  • Prior or concomitant history of any immunotherapy to any food allergy (for example EPIT, OIT, SLIT, or specific oral tolerance induction).

For more information, please call 309-452-0995 and ask to speak to a coordinator.