Additionally, some over-the-counter cough and cold medicines contain antihistamines. Check with your pharmacist to make sure. Nasal antihistamine sprays such as Astelin®
should not be taken leading up to your appointment. Certain antidepressants including doxepin, imipramine or tofranil, and phenothiazines may need to be discontinued for longer periods.
Reflux medications including Zantac (ranitidine, Pepcid (famotidine), Tagamet (cimetidine) and Axid (nizatidine) need to be discontinued for three days before testing. Additionally, Dopamine and Clonidine may also impact testing.
Do not stop taking Singulair or inhaled medicines for asthma if needed. You do not need to stop nasal steroids such as Nasonex, Flonase, Veramyst, Nasacort, Omnaris, QNASL or Rhinocort. If you are unsure whether or not to discontinue a medication, please call us at 508-879-2712
Contact us at 508.879.2712
in our Framingham, Massachusetts
office to set up an initial appointment.