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“No Shot” Allergy Treatment

Welcome to a new era in treating allergies!

This and the following pages will provide you insight into a new way to treat the causes of allergies, not just the symptoms.

Allergy Shots

Allergy Drops

Method of Administration

Shot in the Arm(s)

A Drop Under the Tongue

Insurance Coverage

Yes (excluding co-pays and pre-existing conditions)

Not for actual drops (about $10-14 per week)

Risk of Anaphylaxis


None Reported

Adverse Reactions

Multiple (Swelling, Itching, Hayfever, etc.)

Rare: Nausea, Itching/Swelling/Tingling in the Mouth

Physician Visit Required?

Weekly for Years

Every 3-12 Months

Allergy Testing Required

Yes (every 1-3 years as needed)

Yes (every 1-3 years as needed)

Insurance Coverage for Allergy Testing

Yes for Most Insurances

Yes (but usually not more than 1 per year; check with your carrier)


Yes (beta-blockers, history of anaphylaxis, young children, infants; severe asthmatics in our practice)


Duration of Treatment

3-5+ years

3-5+ years

Treatment Frequency

Every 1 to 4 weeks

Daily (one drop 3 times a day)

Treatment Location

Physician Office on Build-Up; Home on Maintenance


FDA Approved?


Off-Label use of same antigens used for allergy shots




Dr. David Haase

Dr. Haase is the Founder and CEO of MaxWell Clinic- a Collaborative-Care, Functional Medicine Clinic. He is committed to finding and addressing the underlying causes of illness in his patients.