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Medications

Some medication that are used in treating allergies, cold symptoms, sleep aids or stomach problems can interfere with skin testing results. Your visit may require skin testing so please withhold the following medications:

Please note: Steroid pills (prednisone or Medrol), inhalers, cromolyn, theophylline and antibiotics may be continued and won't interfere with the test results. Also, antihistamines should not be taken for at least 72 hours before skin testing.

  • Coricidin
  • Periactin
  • Antifed/Triprolidine
  • 4-Way
  • Advil PM
  • Alavert
  • Alka Seltzer
  • Allegra / Fexofenadine
  • Allerest
  • Allerx
  • Ambenyl
  • Antivert / Meclizine
  • Astelin
  • Axid / Nizatidine
  • Benedryl
  • Bromfed
  • Cheracol D
  • Chlor Trimeton
  • Chlorpheniramine
  • Cimetidine / Tagament
  • Clarinex
  • Codimal DH, DM, PH
  • Cogentin / Benztropine
  • Comtrex
  • Contac
  • Cyproheptadine
  • Dayquil / Nyquil
  • Deconamine
  • Dimetapp
  • Diphenhydramine
  • Doxylamine
  • Dramamine
  • Dristan
  • Drixoral
  • Excedrin PM
  • Famotidine / Pepcid
  • Livostin Eye Drops
  • Loratadine / Claritin
  • Marezine
  • Novahistine / DH
  • Nytol
  • Optivare Eye Drops
  • Patanol Eye Drops
  • Pediacare
  • Percogesic
  • Phenergan
  • Ranitidine / Zantac
  • Robitussin
  • Rynatuss
  • Scot-Tussin
  • Sine-Off
  • Sinutab
  • Sominex
  • Sudafed (Any Brand)
  • Tavist, Tavist D
  • Teldrin HBP
  • Thera/Flu
  • Triaminic
  • Tussi 12
  • Tylenol PM / Cold
  • Unisom
  • Vicks 44
  • Visine A
  • Zaditor
  • Zyrtec (any)