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Sublingual Immunotherapy (SLIT) Allergy Tablets

Last updated March 2020
 

 

Sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) allergy tablets: allergy tablets is another form of allergy immunotherapy and involves administering the allergens under the tongue generally on a daily basis.

Generic Name

Brand Name

Use

Usual Dosage

Dust mite oral extract

Odactra

Odactra Website

Dust Mite Allergy
18-65 years old

Once per day year round

Timothy grass pollen sublingual extract

Grastek

Grastek Website

Treatment of allergy to timothy and similar grasses.

One tablet once a day. First dose in doctor's office starting 12 weeks prior to grass season. 

Grass pollen sublingual extract (sweet vernal, orchard, perennial, rye, timothy, Kentucky blue)

Oralair

Oralair Website

Allergic rhinitis with or without allergic conjunctivitis. Ages 10-65 years old.

One tablet once a day. First dose in doctor's office starting at least 4 months prior to the start of grass pollen season.

Short ragweed pollen sublingual extract

Ragwitek

Ragwitek Website

Treatment of allergy to ragweed.

One tablet once a day. First dose in doctor's office starting 12 weeks prior to ragweed season.


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