ALLERGY TESTING INFORMATION
Making an Appointment: Our staff will work diligently to verify insurance coverage for Allergy Testing before making your appointment, we will contact you within the next 7 days with projected costs.
Instructions for testing: Please wear a short sleeved or a loose fitting shirt to your appointments. The following medications are NOT to be taken for 5 to 7 days prior to each allergy testing appointment:
|Prescription Antihistamines||Non-Prescription Antihistamines|
|Clarinex||Alka-Seltzer Plus Sinus Allergy|
|Periactin||BC Cold Powder Multi Symptom|
|Vistaril||Cetirizine (Zyrtec, Zyrtec D, and other brands)|
|Levocetirizine (Xyzal)||Fexofenadine (Allegra, Allegra D, and other brands), Comtrex Multisymptom, Coricedin, Dimetane, Dimetapp, Drixoral, Loradine (claritin and Claritin D), Pediacare Night rest, Sinarest, Sudafed Plus, Tavist, Triamnic Allergy, Tylenol Allergy Sinus/Tylenol PM, vicks NyQuil, Vicks Pediatric Formula 44M|
|Prescription Antihistamine Nasal Sprays (not to be taken for 3 days prior to testing): Astelin, Astepro, Patanase|
PLEASE NOTE: The above list may not be comprehensive. Please double check all over the counter medications you are taking, especially sleep aids, to ensure they do not contain antihistamines. If you are uncertain, please check with us.
Please notify the allergy nurse and/or physician prior to your visit if you are currently taking any blood pressure mediation (specifically Beta-blockers) or are using any eye drops to treat glaucoma.
Again, if you have any questions regarding medications or testing, please do not hesitate to call us (407) 833-7415.
For additional information about our practice, physician, location, and more, please visit us at allergyentcentralflorida.com