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Ragweed pollen allergen extract Disease Interactions

There are 3 disease interactions with ragweed pollen allergen extract:

Major

Allergen immunotherapy (applies to ragweed pollen allergen extract) asthma

Major Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility. Applicable conditions: Allergies

The use of allergen immunotherapy, such as mixed grass pollens, ragweed pollen, house dust mite allergen extract, and timothy grass pollen allergen extracts may 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 (applies to ragweed pollen allergen extract) eosinophilic esophagitis

Major Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility.

The use of allergen immunotherapy, such as mixed grass pollens, ragweed pollen, house dust mite allergen extract, 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.

Moderate

Allergen immunotherapy (applies to ragweed pollen allergen extract) cardiovascular complications

Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility. Applicable conditions: Heart Disease, Cardiovascular Disease

The use of allergen immunotherapy, such as mixed grass pollens, ragweed pollen, house dust mite allergen extract, and timothy grass pollen allergen extracts may not be suitable for patients with certain medical conditions that may reduce the ability to survive a serious allergic reaction or increase the risk of adverse reactions after epinephrine administration. Examples of these medical conditions include but are not limited to markedly compromised lung function (either chronic or acute), unstable angina, recent myocardial infarction, significant arrhythmia, and uncontrolled hypertension. It is recommended to exercise care in these patients.

Ragweed pollen allergen extract drug interactions

There are 63 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

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Drug Interaction Classification

These classifications are only a guideline. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific individual is difficult to determine. Always consult your healthcare provider before starting or stopping any medication.
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 interaction information available.

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