Allergy immunotherapy drops are the main way for sublingual allergy immunotherapy, which is about putting a liquid of allergy immunotherapy drugs under the tongue, which can be taken at home.
The liquid drops are placed under the tongue and are usually taken at home.
A few times a week or every day.
Typically 3 to 5 years (or sometimes longer).
No, allergy drops are not yet approved by the FDA. But they are approved and commonly used in Europe and other parts of the world. Allergy drops are available in the United States, and doctors are starting to prescribe them.
Common side effects of allergy drops include throat irritation and itching or mild swelling in the mouth.
It is necessary for a patient to balance the merits and shortcomings of this methods before choosing the allergy immunotherapy drops.