A Painless Alternative to Allergy Shots on the Way

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http://www.wcsh6.com/video/default.aspx?bctid=2925015425001

(NBC NEWS) — Some allergy sufferers may soon be able to ditch shots in favor of something less painful.

A panel of experts is meeting at the Food and Drug Administration today and is expected to decide whether to recommend full F.D.A. approval for allergy tablets that would be dissolved under the tongue.

Two companies are seeking F.D.A. approval for tablets to treat people with grass and pollen allergies.

Tablets may allow patients to treat themselves at home.

But that luxury concerns some allergists.

Click on the link above to watch a brief video.

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