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Ragweed pollen allergen extract Disease Interactions

There are 2 disease interactions with ragweed pollen allergen extract:

Major

Allergen Immunotherapy (Includes Ragweed pollen allergen extract) ↔ Asthma

Severe Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility

Applies to: Asthma

The use of allergen immunotherapy, such as mixed grass pollens, ragweed pollen, and timothy grass pollen allergen extracts might cause severe allergic reactions such as anaphylaxis and laryngopharyngeal edema. These agents are contraindicated in patients with severe, unstable or uncontrolled asthma, a history of any severe systemic allergic reaction, and a history of any severe local reaction to sublingual allergen immunotherapy as these conditions could compromise breathing and be life-threatening.

Major

Allergen Immunotherapy (Includes Ragweed pollen allergen extract) ↔ Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Severe Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility

Applies to: Esophagitis

The use of allergen immunotherapy, such as mixed grass pollens, ragweed pollen, and timothy grass pollen allergen extracts, is contraindicated in patients with a history of eosinophilic esophagitis. This condition could compromise swallowing, lead to food impaction, vomiting, and heartburn which may cause permanent damage to the esophagus.

ragweed pollen allergen extract drug Interactions

There are 66 drug interactions with ragweed pollen allergen extract

ragweed pollen allergen extract alcohol/food Interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food interaction with ragweed pollen allergen extract

Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a general guideline only. It is difficult to determine the relevance of a particular drug interaction to any individual given the large number of variables.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No information available.

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