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Sydbank: Expanded ALK approval is good news

It is good news that the FDA has approved ALK's ragweed allergy tablet for use in children – though it won't cause a huge increase in short term sales, says Sydbank senior analyst Søren Løntoft Hansen.

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From now on, ALK-Abelló will also be able to market its allergy tablet, Ragwitek, as suitable for children aged 5 and above in the US. Although this is of course good news, it isn't something that will generate a lot of sales in the short term, says senior analyst at Sydbank, Søren Løntoft Hansen.

The new approval certifies that the tablet vaccine for ragweed allergies is also suitable for children aged 5–17, as well as the previously approved market of adults aged under 65.

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