For the first time in UAE & Pakistan. Dr. Shahid was chief Allergy Centre & Allergy Vaccine Production in National Institute of Health for long time. He was trained by WHO in Production, QC and Standardization of Allergy Vaccines in USA. He is pioneer in production of Oral Allergy Vaccine in Asia in year 2000 when it was still research product in other parts of the world and in 2005 all his patients switched from injectable Allergy Shots to Oral Allergy Drops or SLIT.
Recommended by the World Allergy Organization to be safe and effective and minimal chances of reactions as compared to original injectable allergy shots
Allergy is genetically transmitted immune disease which progresses both in severity and frequency and may lead to serious diseases like Asthma or allergic reactions in spite of medicines like antiallergics and steroids. Allergic person has specific genes of allergy which are present in the cells of the body and are there for lifetime. SPECIFIC Oral Allergy Vaccine or even Allergy Shots are the only scientifically proven treatments for allergic diseases.
Although most patients respond with in first three months, but some may take about 6-8 months to respond. If you are having less than 50% improvement in the first 6 months then it may discontinued on discretion of the patient
The bottles are like a miniature soap dispenser and each bottle needs to be “Primed” when first used by pressing down completely a few times. Parents should administer doses to their children.The dose is measured in FULL PRESSES.
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This will require forward planning by patients and their doctors to ensure that there are no gaps in treatment schedules due to extracts “running out”. Make sure you order more allergen no later than when you are on the second-last bottle of your Current supply. Keep the 1st dilute bottle in case you need to go back to it.
Your initial allergen order will last 12 WEEKS
Allergen will run out in about 12 weeks.
You should order more allergen in 10th week with details about your progress
Estimated costs are provided as a guide
Estimates are per allergen extract. Estimates are approximate since technique may determine actual allergen volume dispensed, and cost estimates are based on calculations, manufacturer and distributor costs that may change without notice.
Each bottle contains sufficient to last for about one month or 28days but one loses some volume (~ 2 doses) when priming the device for initial use or accumulation of air in the device so IT IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED THAT THE CAP SHOULD BE LOSENED AND TIGHTEN AGAIN AFTER EVERY USE.
There are numerous advantages of sublingual immunotherapy: