Prepare for your Allergy Visit

  • If your child is a new patient, or a follow up patient undergoing allergy or food challenge testing, please have them stop taking medication containing antihistamine 5 days prior to the appointment. 

    MEDICATIONS THAT MUST BE HELD 5 DAYS PRIOR TO VISIT:

     

  • Cetirizine (Zyrtec)

  • Loratadine (Claritin)

  • Fexofenadine (Allegra)

  • Levocetirizine (Xyzal)

  • Desoloratadine (Clarinex)

  • Hydroxyzine (Atarax)

  • Cyproheptadine (Periactin)

  • Azelastine (Astepro/Astelin/Dymista) Nasal spray

  • Olopatadine (Patanase) Nasal spray

    MEDICATIONS THAT SHOULD BE HELD 3 DAYS (72 hours) PRIOR TO VISIT:

     

  • Diphenhydramine (Benadryl)

  • Ranitidine (Zantac)

  • Famotidine (Pepcid)

  • Azelastine (Optivar) Eye drops

  • Bepotastine (Bepreve) Eye drops

  • Olopatadine (Patanol,Pataday,Pazeo) Eye drops

  • Cimetidine (Tagamet)
     

    Continue to take (DO NOT stop):

     
  • All asthma inhalers--Albuterol (Proair, Ventolin), Aerospan, Alvesco, Asmanex, Flovent, Pulmicort, Qvar, Arnuity, Advair, Dulera, Symbicort, Breo, others)
  • Montelukast (Singulair)
  • Fluticasone (Flonase and Flonase Sensimist) Nasal sprays
  • Triamcinolone (Nasacort) Nasal spray
  • Budesonide (Rhinocort) Nasal spray
  • Mometasone (Nasonex) Nasal spra
  • If for any reason you feel this is not possible or you have any questions about medications please call the clinic at 614-722-5803.

  • If you are more than 15 min late you may be rescheduled
  • Please be sure to allow up to 2 hours for your first visit.