Grass pollen allergy vaccine tablet - ALK-Abello

Drug Profile

Grass pollen allergy vaccine tablet - ALK-Abello

Alternative Names: ALK Tablet; Grass AIT; Grass pollen allergy therapy - ALK-Abello; Grastek; Grazax; MK-7243; Phleum pratense pollen extract; SCH-697243

Latest Information Update: 25 Mar 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator ALK-Abello
  • Developer Abbott Laboratories; ALK-Abello; bioCSL; Merck & Co
  • Class Allergens; Antiallergics; Plant allergy immunotherapies
  • Mechanism of Action Immunomodulators
  • Orphan Drug Status

    Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.

  • New Molecular Entity No

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Seasonal allergic rhinitis
  • Phase III Allergic asthma

Most Recent Events

  • 31 Jan 2017 Merck terminates its licence for grass pollen allergy vaccine in North America (ALK-Abello Annual Report 2016; 9212363)
  • 16 Aug 2016 ALK Abello expects to launch Grass pollen allergy vaccine tablet (GRAZAX®) in Russia in 2017
  • 26 Jul 2016 Merck intends to terminate its licence for Grass pollen allergy vaccine tablet in North America by early 2017
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