Food Sublingual Immunotherapy is prescribed by your board-certified allergist specific to your food allergy need. Liquid food allergy drops are placed sublingually (under the tongue) to desensitize you to your food allergy. This treatment safely builds up tolerance in case an accidental exposure occurs.
• Can I do food allergy drops at home?
Yes, allergy drops are taken at the convenience of home. However, the first dose is given in the office under medical supervision.
• Do food allergy drops have a bad taste?
Food allergy drops contain glycerin and have a slightly sweet taste.
• Does insurance cover food allergy drops?
No. Food allergy drops are not covered by insurance.
• How often do I take the food allergy drops?
Typically doses are taken twice daily.