Minimum Age for Sublingual Immunotherapy Allergy Treatment
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How old do you have to be to take sublingual immunotherapy or allergy drops? The answer is five years old.
We use sublingual immunotherapy in our clinical practice with a lot of young children, because it's kind of hard to get them to take allergy shots weekly, and oftentimes their parents are a little too busy to do a weekly allergy shot at the physician's office.
In general, sublingual immunotherapy, otherwise known as allergy drops or sublingual tablets, is indicated or safe for children five years old and older.
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