Pretest

Pre-Allergy Test Patient Information

ALL PATIENTS MUST EAT PRIOR TO TESTING!!!

MEDICATIONS THAT PATIENTS CAN TAKE:

  • All inhalers
  • All diuretics
  • All antibiotics
  • All nasal sprays (except Astelin)
  • All steroids (oral, topical, inhaled)
  • Most asthma medications (except Singulair)
MEDICATIONS THAT PATIENTS CANNOT TAKE:

NO ANTIHISTAMINES FOR 5-7 DAYS before testing including:

  • Antivert
  • Actifed
  • Allegra/D
  • Astelin
  • Benadryl
  • Chlortrimeton
  • Claritin
  • Comhist-La
  • Comtrex
  • Contact
  • Coricidin
  • Co-Pyronil
  • Cyproheptadine
  • Deconamine
  • Demazine Retabs
  • Dimetane
  • Dimetapp
  • Diphenhydramine
  • Disophrol
  • Dristan
  • Drixoral
  • Histalet Forte
  • Hydroxyzine
  • Histussin
  • Isoclor
  • Meclizine
  • Naldecon
  • NovafedA
  • Nyquil
  • Optimine
  • Ornade
  • Periactin
  • Phenergan
  • Promethazine
  • Robitussin
  • Rondel
  • Ru-Tuss
  • Rynatan
  • Tacaryl
  • Tavist
  • Triaminic
  • Trinalin
  • Teldrin
  • Tylenol "Cold"
  • Vick's Cough/Cold
  • Vistaril
  • Zyrtec/D

No clarinex for at least 7 days before testing

No Singulair for 24 hours before testing

No codeine at least 12 hours before testing

Get In Touch

  • Allergy and Asthma Care of Brooklyn
  •  10 Plaza Street # 1E
    Brooklyn, NY 11238
  •  (347) 564-3211