Frequently Asked Questions

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About The Process:

Why do I have to have a telemedicine consult before I get my test?
Allergydrops.com is a medical program rather than just a diagnostics tool run and overseen by physicians with treatment prescribed. This is not a stand alone test kit; we walk you through the whole process and are here to support you every step of the way. Once your consult is complete, the test is ordered by the attending physician. We're covered by most commercial insurances (excludes Medicare, Medicaid and Marketplace plans). To find out if you're covered, request a consult.

How does the allergy testing work?
Testing with allergydrops.com is easy. Simply call or use our online chat feature to set up an online consultation with a provider. From there, a test kit will be sent to you to perform the test at home. After you mail your test back in, we’ll set up a telemedicine appointment with one of our medical staff to review your results and discuss the next steps in your allergy treatment.

How much does it cost?
We know navigating health insurance rates and self-pay rates can be a headache. Since insurance plan coverages vary, rest assured that you will not pay any more than our self-pay rate of $295 for the bundled telemedicine consults and at-home allergy test kit -- you may even pay less.

With the annual cost of allergy pills, sprays, and decongestants typically running around $400/year for the rest of your life, fixing your allergies will have you feeling great while saving you potentially thousands of dollars.Your allergies are costing you more than money; studies consistently show lost productivity at school and work, increased likelihood of sinus infections and asthma, and an overall reduced quality of life. Let's save you some money while we transform you with allergy freedom!.

Do you accept FSA/HSA for payment?
Yes! Absolutely, you can use your HSA and FSA accounts to pay for testing and consults.

How soon will I get results?
After you send in the test kit, the results will be received in about 5 business days. An allergydrops.com representative will contact you to go over your results and set up a treatment plan.

What comes in the test kit?
Each test kit includes:
Alcohol prep wipe
Finger lancet
Gauze pad
Lab authorization form
Blood drop collection card
Bandage
Prepaid envelope
Test instructions

About Allergy Drops:

How do allergy drops work?
Allergy drops, also known as sublingual immunotherapy, or SLIT, introduces low doses of the specific allergens that you are allergic to under the tongue where they’re absorbed by the body. Over time, the body will build up a tolerance to these allergens, lessening or completely eliminating the allergic reaction.  The recommended course of treatment is 3-5 years for you to gain long term symptom relief.

Are allergy drops just as effective as shots?
Yes! In a head-to-head study, both drops and shots were similarly effective. They’ve been endorsed by the World Health Organization, and many studies show that they are effective at reducing allergy symptoms, asthma symptoms, and the development of new allergies.  

Are allergy drops safe?
Yes. Allergy drops are extremely safe. Recent studies show that the risk of severe reactions with drops is approximately 1 per 100,000,000.

What are the benefits of taking allergy drops?
Safe & Effective:
Allergy drops are clinically effective as proven in multiple, worldwide studies.
Affordable:
Allergy drops cost less than it would cost to take a daily over-the-counter allergy medication or nasal spray.
Convenient:
Allergy drops can be taken at home or on the go. No more taking item off work to get an allergy shot!
Pain-free:
Allergy drops are painless and easy to take.

After I'm tested, when do I get my allergy drops?
Once you choose to move forward with treatment one of our treatment coordinators will set you up with one of three payment plan options. Then our on site compounding lab will make your specially formulated 90 day supply of drops and ship it directly to your home.  From then on we will mail you a new supply of drops every 90 days.