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Tell me about Allergies!

Comparing SCIT and SLIT

Comparing allergy shots and drops


  Allergy Shots  Allergy drops 
How taken  Shot, usually
in upper arm
 Drop under 
the tongue
How often  Weekly  Daily
How long to 
Target Dose
 Usually 4-5
 3-4 weeks
Where received In physician's office until
at Target Dose, at-home
option after that
First dose in office,
at home after that
Cost of vaccine
vial (after insurance)
 Usually $0-40
Vial lasts about 10 weeks
No insurance coverage
Each vial is $160, and
lasts about 14 weeks 
Cost of shots (after 
When in office, shot co-pay 
usually $5-10
 Done at home