Background Information

EFFICAS CARE PRODUCT MONOGRAPH

A discussion of leukotriene biosynthesis and the demonstrated reduction of leukotriene production by Efficas Care.

EFFICAS CARE SCIENTIFIC SUMMARY

A discussion of the importance of leukotrienes in atopic asthma, rhinitis and dermatitis (eczema), and the need for a medical food to meet the unique dietary requirements in these populations to blunt leukotriene production.

A TOPIC MARCH (WEINBERG, 2005)

The atopic march refers to the natural history of allergic or atopic manifestations characterized by a typical sequence of clinical symptoms, beginning with atopic dermatitis (AD) in childhood and leading to asthma and allergic rhinitis in at least half of those with childhood AD.