. Allergopedia


Composition: POLLINEX® Grasses + Rye contains glutaraldehyde-modified, standardised allergen extracts (allergoids).

Indications: POLLINEX® Grasses + Rye is an anti-allergy vaccine indicated for treatment of seasonal allergic hayfever due to grass pollen in patients who have failed to respond adequately to anti-allergy drugs. Diagnosis should be based on the careful consideration of the patient history and allergy tests, preferably skin tests.

Method of Administration: POLLINEX® Grasses + Rye is formulated as a slow release subcutaneous injection.

Presentation: POLLINEX® Grasses + Rye is presented in vials. It is available in packs containing both the following courses:

- Flexible therapy with L-Tyrosine adsorbed allergoids

•  Initial Course: 3 vials (No. 1 - No. 3) containing graduated doses (300 standardised units (SU)/0.5 ml (No. 1), 800 SU/0.5 ml (No. 2) and 2,000 SU/0.5 ml (No. 3))

•  Extension Course: 1 vial of the No. 3 strength (2,000 SU/0.5 ml)

Dosing: 6 injections for combined treatment over 5 weeks.

Further information: This product is available in the following markets:

•  UK - Pollinex Grasses + Rye

•  Germany - TA Graser top

•  Italy - MATA PFS (unlicensed product - syringes only)

•  Czech Republic, Slovakia -POLLINEX Rye

•  Poland - POLLINEX + Rye

•  Switzerland - Polvac Graser + Roggen/Graminees + seigle

Presentation may differ from country to country. Please contact your local office for details. 

The following allergens are included in this immunotherapy:

• Bent Grass (Agrostis capillaris/tenuis), Meadow foxtail {Alopecurus pratensis), Sweet Vernal (Anthoxanthum odoratum), False Oat {Arrhenatherum elatius), Brome (Bromus pp.), Crested dogstail (Cynosurus cristatus), Cocksfoot (Dactylis glomerata), Meadow fescue (Festuca pratensis), Yorkshire Fog (Holcus lanatus) Rye grass (Lolium perenne/multiflorum), Timothy grass (Phleum pratense), Meadow Grass (Poa pratensis/trivialis), Cultivated Rye (Secale cereale).