Allergies & Your
Immune System

When you suffer from ragweed pollen allergies, the symptoms you experience are the result of your body's immune system reacting to ragweed allergens in the environment.

How your immune system causes allergy symptoms

Common ragweed

allergy symptoms

If you’re allergic to ragweed pollen, you may find yourself struggling with symptoms like:

common ragweed allergy symptoms
  • Stuffy nose
  • Runny nose
  • Sneezing
  • Itchy eyes
  • Watery eyes
  • Itchy nose
common ragweed allergy symptoms
  • Stuffy nose
  • Runny nose
  • Sneezing
  • Itchy eyes
  • Watery eyes
  • Itchy nose
  • Stuffy nose
  • Runny nose
  • Sneezing
  • Itchy eyes
  • Watery eyes
  • Itchy nose
common ragweed allergy symptoms
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Important Safety Information About RAGWITEK 

  • You should tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription and herbal supplements. Keep a list of them and show it to your doctor and pharmacist each time you get a new supply of RAGWITEK. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking RAGWITEK.
  • Stop RAGWITEK and contact your doctor if you have any of the following after taking RAGWITEK: Any type of a serious allergic reaction; throat tightness that worsens or swelling of the tongue or throat that causes trouble speaking, breathing or swallowing; asthma or any other breathing condition that gets worse or heartburn, difficulty swallowing, pain with swallowing, or chest pain that does not go away or worsens. Also stop taking RAGWITEK following mouth surgery procedures (such as tooth removal) or if you develop any mouth infections, ulcers or cuts in the mouth or throat.
  • The most commonly reported side effects were itching of the mouth, lips, or tongue, swelling under the tongue, or throat irritation. These side effects, by themselves, were not dangerous or life-threatening.
  • Your doctor may decide that RAGWITEK is not the best treatment for you if you have asthma; plan to become pregnant or are breast-feeding; are unable or unwilling to administer epinephrine; or are taking certain medicines, including other allergen immunotherapy.

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