Patient Instructions before Allergy Testing

Medications that need to be stopped 5 days prior to your visit are all antihistamines.

ANTIHISTAMINES

ALLEGRA (FEXOFENADINE) EYE DROPS NASAL SPRAYS
XYZAL (LEVOCETIRIZINE) PATANOL ASTEPRO
CLARINEX (DESLORATIDINE) OPTIVAR ASTELIN
ATARAX (HYDROXYZINE) ZADITOR PATANASE
TANAFED DMX   PATADAY  
TUSSIONEX   ELESTAT  
PALGIC      
TUSSI-12 DS (PYRILAMINE)    
BROMFED (BROMPHENIRAMINE)    
RONDEC SYRUP      
PROMETHAZINE WITH CODEINE      
NALDECON      
DURATUSS AC      
SEMPREX D (ACRIVASTINE)    
ALLERX (CHLORPHENIRAMINE)    
RYNATAN (CHLORPHENIRAMINE)    
PBZ (TRIPELENNAMINE)    
PHENERGAN (PROMETHAZINE)    
TAVIST      
PERIACTIN (CYPROHEPTADINE)    
VISTARIL      


**SINGULAIR – Please stop one day before your appointment.

OVER THE COUNTER ANTIHISTAMINES

ZYRTEC (CETIRIZINE)
CLARITIN (LORATADINE)
BENADRYL (DIPHENHYDRAMINE)
ALAVERT (LORATADINE)
ACTIFED (TRIPROLIDINE)
SUDAFED SINUS/ALLERGY  
NYQUIL  
TYLENOL PM  
TYLENOL COLD  
IBUPROFEN PM  

 

Medications that do not affect skin testing results are Albuterol, Prednisone, Singular, Ventolin, Xopenex, and all other asthma inhalers.

If you have questions about a specific medication do not hesitate to contact our office.