FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What pre-meds are required for the Conventional schedule? When do I need to take pre-meds?
What pre-meds are required for the Cluster schedule? When do I need to take pre-meds?
What happens if I don’t take pre-meds or bring epi-pen/auvi-Q?
How long will it take to reach maintenance dose if I am on a conventional schedule? (varies from patient to patient)
How long will it take to reach maintenance dose if I am on the cluster schedule? (varies from patient to patient)
How will I know what schedule I am going to be on?
What happens if I am late for an allergy injection?
When can I get an injection?
When I start my injections, how often will I need to see my provider?
How long will I be on allergy shots?
What happens when I finish the serum and it is not time to skin test yet?
What is a REMIX?
What will happen with a REMIX on my dosage and frequency?
Why will I have to be decreased after a remix?
If I am having increased allergy symptoms in a specific season, what do I need to do and why?
What are the symptoms I should be aware for a reaction (anaphylaxis)?
How will I know how to use my Epi-pen or Auvi-Q?
What is the expected side effect of allergy injections?
What can I do for a local reaction?
Can I workout or do any strenuous activities after my injections?
What if I have a reaction when the clinic is closed?
What if I am sick, should I still come for allergy shot?
How long do I have to monitored after my allergy shot?
Why can’t I give the injections to myself at home?