Grass pollen allergy: a disease-modifying sublingual allergen-specific immunotherapy with the SQ timothy grass extract tablet

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Introduction. Nowadays pollen allergy (hay fever) is one of the most common allergic diseases. Due to the ubiquity of grass species and the long pollination season, grass pollen allergy is an important social and economic problem. Summary. In this review we discuss the clinical data on the use of the SQ timothy grass sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) tablet for the treatment of allergic diseases caused by grass pollen. The data of various studies demonstrate a significant long-term clinical effect after 1 course of SLIT with this allergen. Conclusions. Based on the studies, the SQ grass SLIT-tablet is established to be a disease-modifying therapy.

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Alla Olegovna Litovkina

NRC Institute of Immunology FMBA of Russia

Eugenii Valentinovich Smolnikov

NRC Institute of Immunology FMBA of Russia

Olga Gurievna Elisyutina

NRC Institute of Immunology FMBA of Russia

Elena Sergeevna Fedenko

NRC Institute of Immunology FMBA of Russia

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