AAAAI Allergy & Asthma Medication Guide


Last updated June 2014

 

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

Product Links

Timothy grass pollen sublingual extract

Grastek

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. 

Grastek Website

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

Oralair

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.

Oralair Website

Short ragweed pollen sublingual extract

Ragwitek

Treatment of allergy to ragweed.

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

Ragwitek Website

 

AAAAI - American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology