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, Loratadine (Claritin and Claritin D), Pediacare Night rest, Sinarest, Sudafed Plus, Tavist, Triaminic 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||n/a|
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 at (407) 833-7415.