Hay Fever is also medically termed as rhinitis. It can be divided into Allergic Rhinitis and Non-Allergic Rhinitis.
It is useful in allergic respiratory diseases such as allergic rhinitis and asthma. It is suitable for adults, and even children above the age of 2. The medication is administered beneath the tongue.
Oraltek® Spray is a type of sublingual Immunotherapy that can be administered via a spray underneath the tongue. It comes in a vial with a spray nozzle containing extracts from particular allergens.
You do not usually need to stop your other medications for allergy treatment. However, over time, you may need less of your medications as the sublingual immunotherapy has effectively reduced your allergy symptoms.
If you are concerned with any medications interacting with sublingual immunotherapy, you can speak to your doctor.
The effectiveness of the treatment correlates with the length of treatment. Good medication compliance promises a better long-run sustaining effect of reduced allergy symptoms or even an allergy cure.
You are expected to see some functional results within the first year of treatment.
If after one year of treatment, you do not achieve the above end results, you should speak to your doctor to revise the diagnosis and treatment plan.
You may experience temporary side effects such as mild itching, burning sensation or swelling over the administered site. However, as the spray covers a wide surface area of the mouth, the side effects are lesser in comparison on tablets or drops.
If you encounter such symptoms, you should still continue to treat through with the spray, as the symptoms resolve spontaneously with repeated use of the spray.
The recommended duration of treatment is 3-5 years. In the event of you stopping the treatment before 3 years, the effectivity of allergy improvement may not sustain over time.
You are advised to keep the spray in the refrigerator at a temperature of 2-8C. Having said that, the spay is safe and stable at a temperature below 25C.
It is relatively hassle-free. You are allowed to hand carry when travel by air, and stored it in a small bag with an ice cube.
You should avoid stopping the treatment for more than 1 week.
Yes, speak to your doctor, there are tablets form as well.
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