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ALK gains important approval on difficult US market

Allergy company ALK has received the green light from the FDA to expand the use of its ragweed allergy tablet to include children. The approval is "significant" on the US market, where ALK has yet to make its big breakthrough.

Henrik Jakobi, research director | Photo: ALK / PR

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had good news for ALK on Monday.

The company received permission from the agency to expand the use of its tablet treatment for ragweed allergies, Ragwitek, to include children.

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