Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome

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The Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome (FPIES) Diagnosis Information Page is a collaborative project of NeedyMeds and The FPIES Foundation. It is intended to provide information on FPIES and to help families whose child has FPIES find assistance paying for medications.

Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome (FPIES) is a type of food allergy affecting the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Classic symptoms of FPIES include profound vomiting, diarrhea, and dehydration. These symptoms can lead to severe lethargy, change in body temperature and blood pressure. Unlike typical food allergies, symptoms may not be immediate and do not show up on standard allergy tests. Furthermore, the negative allergy evaluation may delay the diagnosis and take the focus off the causative food. Nonetheless, FPIES can present with severe symptoms following ingestion of a food trigger.

Below, please find a list of medications commonly used in the treatment of this diagnosis. Click on the hyperlink to find whether a savings program is available for that particular drug.

The FPIES Foundation and NeedyMeds neither promote nor endorse the therapies listed below nor the supporters of this page. This page is for educational purposes only.

Click HERE to learn more about how to use the information on the website and click HERE for more details on pharmaceutical patient assistance programs.

Medications used in the treatment of Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome

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