Identification

Summary

Ambrosia artemisiifolia pollen is an extract from Ambrosia artemisiifolia pollen used in allergy testing.

Brand Names
Ragwitek
Generic Name
Ambrosia artemisiifolia pollen
DrugBank Accession Number
DB10385
Background

Ambrosia artemisiifolia pollen is the pollen of the Ambrosia artemisiifolia plant. Ambrosia artemisiifolia pollen is mainly used in allergenic testing.

Type
Biotech
Groups
Approved
Biologic Classification
Allergenics
Allergen Extract
Synonyms
  • Ambrosia artemisiifolia
  • short ragweed pollen extract
  • short ragweed pollen extracts
  • Standardized short ragweed pollen allergenic extract

Pharmacology

Indication

Ambrosia artemisiifolia pollen is an allergen extract indicated as immunotherapy for the treatment of short ragweed pollen-induced allergic rhinitis, with or without conjunctivitis, confirmed by positive skin test or in vitro testing for pollen-specific IgE antibodies for short ragweed pollen. It is approved for use in persons five through 65 years of age.

This allergen extract is not indicated for the immediate relief of allergic symptoms.1

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Pharmacodynamics

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Mechanism of action
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Absorption

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Volume of distribution

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Protein binding

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Metabolism
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Route of elimination

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Clearance

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Toxicity

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Pathways
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Pharmacogenomic Effects/ADRs
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Interactions

Drug Interactions
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Products

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Brand Name Prescription Products
NameDosageStrengthRouteLabellerMarketing StartMarketing EndRegionImage
Ambrosia Artemisiifolia PollenInjection, solution0.05 g/1mLSubcutaneousALK-Abello, Inc.1965-01-01Not applicableUS flag
Ambrosia Artemisiifolia PollenInjection, solution40000 [PNU]/1mLSubcutaneousALK-Abello, Inc.1965-01-012021-11-30US flag
Ambrosia Artemisiifolia PollenInjection, solution0.10 g/1mLSubcutaneousALK-Abello, Inc.1965-01-01Not applicableUS flag
Ambrosia Artemisiifolia PollenInjection, solution20000 [PNU]/1mLSubcutaneousALK-Abello, Inc.1965-01-01Not applicableUS flag
Center-AL - Ambrosia Artemisiifolia PollenInjection, suspension10000 [PNU]/1mLSubcutaneousALK-Abello, Inc.1975-01-15Not applicableUS flag
Center-AL - Ambrosia Artemisiifolia PollenInjection, suspension20000 [PNU]/1mLSubcutaneousALK-Abello, Inc.1975-01-15Not applicableUS flag
Pollens - Weeds and Garden Plants, Short Ragweed, Ambrosia artemisiifoliaInjection, solution0.05 g/1mLPercutaneous; SubcutaneousJubilant Hollisterstier Llc1977-10-18Not applicableUS flag
Pollens - Weeds and Garden Plants, Short Ragweed, Ambrosia artemisiifoliaInjection, solution500 [PNU]/1mLIntradermalJubilant Hollisterstier Llc1977-10-182022-03-01US flag
RagwitekTablet12 [Amb'a'1'U]/1SublingualALK-Abello A S2014-04-17Not applicableUS flag
RagwitekTablet, orally disintegrating12 unitSublingualAlk Abelló A/S2014-04-29Not applicableCanada flag
Mixture Products
NameIngredientsDosageRouteLabellerMarketing StartMarketing EndRegionImage
3-ragweed Mix, Giant/short/western PollenAmbrosia artemisiifolia pollen (0.34 g/20mL) + Ambrosia psilostachya pollen (0.33 g/20mL) + Ambrosia trifida pollen (0.33 g/20mL)Injection, solutionPercutaneous; SubcutaneousAllergy Laboratories, Inc.1967-12-07Not applicableUS flag
Mixed RagweedAmbrosia artemisiifolia pollen (10000 [PNU]/1mL) + Ambrosia trifida pollen (10000 [PNU]/1mL)Injection, solutionSubcutaneousALK-Abello, Inc.1965-01-01Not applicableUS flag
Mixed RagweedAmbrosia artemisiifolia pollen (0.1 g/1mL) + Ambrosia trifida pollen (0.1 g/1mL)Injection, solutionSubcutaneousALK-Abello, Inc.1965-01-01Not applicableUS flag
Mixed RagweedAmbrosia artemisiifolia pollen (10000 [PNU]/1mL) + Ambrosia trifida pollen (10000 [PNU]/1mL)Injection, solutionSubcutaneousALK-Abello, Inc.1975-01-15Not applicableUS flag
Mixed RagweedAmbrosia artemisiifolia pollen (0.05 g/1mL) + Ambrosia trifida pollen (0.05 g/1mL)Injection, solutionPercutaneousALK-Abello, Inc.1998-02-23Not applicableUS flag
Mixed RagweedAmbrosia artemisiifolia pollen (40000 [PNU]/1mL) + Ambrosia trifida pollen (40000 [PNU]/1mL)Injection, solutionSubcutaneousALK-Abello, Inc.1965-01-01Not applicableUS flag
Mixed RagweedAmbrosia artemisiifolia pollen (0.1 g/1mL) + Ambrosia trifida pollen (0.1 g/1mL)Injection, solutionPercutaneous; SubcutaneousALK-Abello, Inc.2015-05-03Not applicableUS flag
Mixed RagweedAmbrosia artemisiifolia pollen (20000 [PNU]/1mL) + Ambrosia trifida pollen (20000 [PNU]/1mL)Injection, solutionSubcutaneousALK-Abello, Inc.1965-01-01Not applicableUS flag
Mixed RagweedAmbrosia artemisiifolia pollen (20000 [PNU]/1mL) + Ambrosia trifida pollen (20000 [PNU]/1mL)Injection, solutionSubcutaneousALK-Abello, Inc.1975-01-15Not applicableUS flag
National Weed MixAmbrosia artemisiifolia pollen (0.01 g/1mL) + Amaranthus retroflexus pollen (0.01 g/1mL) + Ambrosia trifida pollen (0.01 g/1mL) + Chenopodium album pollen (0.01 g/1mL) + Xanthium strumarium pollen (0.01 g/1mL)SolutionIntradermal; Percutaneous; SubcutaneousGreer Laboratories, Inc.1981-09-15Not applicableUS flag
Unapproved/Other Products
NameIngredientsDosageRouteLabellerMarketing StartMarketing EndRegionImage
Allergen Pack Gs Ragweed MixAmbrosia artemisiifolia pollen (1 g/20mL) + Sodium chloride (0.9 g/1mL)KitIntradermal; SubcutaneousAlvix Laboratories2015-07-092018-03-08US flag

Categories

Drug Categories
Classification
Not classified
Affected organisms
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Chemical Identifiers

UNII
9W34L2CQ9A
CAS number
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References

General References
  1. DailyMed Label: RAGWITEK (Short Ragweed Pollen Allergen Extract) Tablet for Sublingual Use [Link]
  2. DailyMed Label: SHORT RAGWEED (ambrosia artemisiifolia) injection for cutaneous, subcutaneous, or intradermal use [Link]
PubChem Substance
347910560
RxNav
1347557

Clinical Trials

Clinical Trials
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Pharmacoeconomics

Manufacturers
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Packagers
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Dosage Forms
FormRouteStrength
Injection, solutionPercutaneous; Subcutaneous
KitIntradermal; Subcutaneous
Injection, solutionSubcutaneous0.05 g/1mL
Injection, solutionSubcutaneous0.10 g/1mL
Injection, solutionSubcutaneous20000 [PNU]/1mL
Injection, solutionSubcutaneous40000 [PNU]/1mL
Injection, suspensionSubcutaneous10000 [PNU]/1mL
Injection, suspensionSubcutaneous20000 [PNU]/1mL
Tablet, orally disintegratingSublingual
Injection, solutionPercutaneous
Injection, solutionSubcutaneous
SolutionIntradermal; Percutaneous; Subcutaneous
Injection, solutionIntradermal500 [PNU]/1mL
Injection, solutionPercutaneous; Subcutaneous0.05 g/1mL
Injection, solutionIntradermal
TabletSublingual12 [Amb'a'1'U]/1
Tablet, orally disintegratingSublingual12 unit
PowderOral12 SQ-Amb
PowderOral
InjectionCutaneous; Intradermal; Subcutaneous1 g/10mL
Injection, solutionPercutaneous0.05 g/1mL
Injection, solutionIntradermal; Subcutaneous0.05 g/1mL
Injection, solutionIntradermal; Subcutaneous0.1 g/1mL
Injection, solutionIntradermal; Subcutaneous20000 [PNU]/1mL
Injection, solutionIntradermal; Subcutaneous40000 [PNU]/1mL
SolutionIntradermal; Percutaneous; Subcutaneous0.05 g/1mL
Injection, solutionIntradermal; Subcutaneous100000 [AU]/1mL
Injection, solutionPercutaneous; Subcutaneous1 g/10mL
Injection, solutionIntradermal; Subcutaneous
Prices
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Patents
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Properties

State
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Experimental Properties
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Drug created at December 01, 2015 20:03 / Updated at June 03, 2022 07:24