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A 29-year-old male asked:

My doctor told me not to take antihistamines before allergy test but i've been taking nasonex (mometasone) and otrivin decongestant is that ok?

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Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Okay: A number of medications should be discontinued prior to allergy skin testing. Steroid nasal sprays like nasonex (mometasone) may be continued. Otrivine is a nasal decongestant which should only be used for temporary relief of symptoms may be continued. Escitalopram and inhalers and nebulizers may be continued.

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Last updated Jul 18, 2017

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