Modified Ragweed Tyrosine Adsorbate

Reviewed on 8/27/2021

Brand Name: Pollinex-R
Generic Name: Modified Ragweed Tyrosine Adsorbate
Drug Class: Vaccine

What Is Modified Ragweed Tyrosine Adsorbate and How Does It Work?

Modified ragweed tyrosine adsorbate is used to prevent or reduce allergic symptoms caused by exposure to ragweed.

Modified ragweed tyrosine adsorbate is available under the following different brand names: Pollinex-R.

What Are the Dosages of Modified Ragweed Tyrosine Adsorbate?

Dosages of Modified Ragweed Tyrosine Adsorbate:

  • Each patient treatment package consists of 4 prefilled sterile syringes each containing 0.5 mL of suspension.

Dosage Considerations – Should be Given as Follows:

  • Used to prevent or reduce allergic symptoms caused by exposure to ragweed.
  • The vaccine is given in 4 doses, each containing increasing amounts of the ragweed pollen. The injections should be started by the end of June. The injections are given at 7-day intervals so the last has been used by the beginning of August.
  • The injections should be kept in the refrigerator between 2 to 8°C until they are needed. The syringe that will be used should be allowed to come to room temperature before it is used.
  • The safety and effectiveness have not been established for children under 8 years of age.

What Are Side Effects Associated with Using Modified Ragweed Tyrosine Adsorbate?

Side effects of modified ragweed tyrosine adsorbate include:

Serious side effects of modified ragweed tyrosine adsorbate include:

This document does not contain all possible side effects and others may occur. Check with your physician for additional information about side effects.

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What Other Drugs Interact with Modified Ragweed Tyrosine Adsorbate?

If your doctor has directed you to use this medication, your doctor or pharmacist may already be aware of any possible drug interactions and may be monitoring you for them. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with your doctor, health care provider or pharmacist first.

  • Modified ragweed tyrosine adsorbate has no listed severe interactions with other drugs.
  • Modified ragweed tyrosine adsorbate has no listed serious interactions with other drugs.
  • Modified ragweed tyrosine adsorbate has no listed moderate interactions with other drugs.
  • Modified ragweed tyrosine adsorbate has no listed mild interactions with other drugs.

This document does not contain all possible interactions. Therefore, before using this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all the products you use. Keep a list of all your medications with you, and share the list with your doctor and pharmacist. Check with your physician if you have health questions or concerns.

What Are Warnings and Precautions for Modified Ragweed Tyrosine Adsorbate? 

Warnings

  • This medication contains modified ragweed tyrosine adsorbate. Do not take Pollinex-R if you are allergic to modified ragweed tyrosine adsorbate or any ingredients contained in this drug.
  • Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center immediately.

Contraindications

  • Allergy to ragweed vaccines or any ingredients of this medication
  • The patient does not have a skin test reaction and clinical sensitivity to ragweed
  • Any medical conditions that may result in uncontrolled bleeding

Effects of Drug Abuse

  • No information is available

Short-Term Effects

  • See "What Are Side Effects Associated with Using Modified Ragweed Tyrosine Adsorbate?”

Long-Term Effects

  • See "What Are Side Effects Associated with Using Modified Ragweed Tyrosine Adsorbate?”

Cautions

  • No information available

Pregnancy and Lactation

  • Modified ragweed tyrosine adsorbate should not be used during pregnancy unless the benefits outweigh the risks. Consult your doctor.
  • It is unknown if modified ragweed tyrosine adsorbate passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.
References
https://medbroadcast.com/drug/getdrug/pollinex-r

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