The Canadian PressFebruary 3, 2014 17:48
WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J. - Merck
The drug, called Grastek, gradually reduced allergic reactions to grass pollen, by desensitizing the immune system to the substance triggering the allergic reaction. Most allergy treatments just temporarily relieve sneezing, itching and other symptoms.
The world's third-biggest drugmaker, based in Whitehouse Station, N.J., has partnered with ALK-Abello to market it in North America. ALK-Abello sells it in Europe as Grazas.