Allergy Drop (Sublingual Immunotherapy) Treatment

By: Cleveland Allergy Center   08/05/2015
Keywords: Allergy, Allergy Testing, Allergy & Asthma

Four Allergy Drop are taken under the tongue every day. Treatment begins slowly with very low amounts of the offending allergen. Doses increase each month and, in some cases, patients will see benefits within three to four months. When patients begin to experience the benefits will partly depend upon the season for a particular allergen. For instance, trees pollinate in the spring, beginning typically in March. Grasses pollinate in the summer and ragweed begins in late July continuing until the first frost. Dust mites and molds are problematic all year long. “Right now is a perfect time to begin treatment for tree and grass allergies,” Dr. Goldfarb points out. “Since there are no pollens in the air, patients aren’t experiencing allergic symptoms, but by the time the allergy season begins next spring they will have significant protection built up

Keywords: Allergy, Allergy & Asthma, Allergy Practice, Allergy Shots, Allergy Testing, Clinical Immunology

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Allergy Drop Treatment

Allergy drops, also called, Sublingual Immunotherapy (SLIT) is a form of allergen immunotherapy that helps patients build tolerance. Allergy Drop