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What Do I Need To Do
Before My Allergy Test?

Preparing For Your Allergy Test

We want to make sure your appointment is as successful as possible, which is why we ask that you avoid taking certain medications that may interfere with the effectiveness of your allergy test before coming in.

If You're Currently On Allergy Injections, you must be off them 1 week prior to testing

Prescription Medications

If you are taking any prescription medications, please give us a call to consult with our medical team. They can assess and identify any issues with your medication that could interfere with testing.

These medications include:

Heart medications
Blood pressure medications
Sleep aides
And other prescription medications

Call us at 512-628-5989.

Have You Experienced A Severe Reaction?

Please let us know if you have ever been to the emergency room or used an Epipen for a severe allergic reaction of any kind.


Are you pregnant? Could you be pregnant? If you answered yes please contact our office at 512-628-5989.

At Least Three (3) Days Before Your Test

Wear short sleeves to your testing appointment. Please be sure to stop taking the following medications:

- All anti-histamines (Claritin, Allegra, Benadryl, Zyrtec, etc)
- All vitamins and supplements
- Allergy eye drops
- Any sublingual immunotherapy allergy drops
- Advil PM
- Tylenol PM
- NyQuil and any medication that may contain benadryl or antihistamines (please read your labels)

24 hours before Your Test

Please stop taking all beta blockers.

After Your Allergy Test

Avoid strenuous exercise for the remainder of the day after testing.

Still Have Questions?

Contact our office, and we will gladly walk you through any and all questions you may have.

You can also send us a message through our contact page.