List of Medications

Medications to Avoid before Skin Testing

Antihistamines/related medications- Stop 7 days before testing
Accolate/zafirlukast
Actifed Sinus Day/diphenhydramine
Alavert/loratadine
Allegra/fexofenadine 60 mg
Astelin/azelastine
Astepro
Atarax/hydroxyzine
Benadryl/diphenhydramine
Chlor-Trimeton/chlorpheniramine
Claritin/loratadine
Dymista
Optivar/azelastine
Pataday or Patanol/olopatadine eye drops
Periactin/cyproheptadine
Phenergan/promethazine
Tagamet
Tylenol PM
Zatidor/ketotifen fumarate eye drops
Zantac/ranitidine
Zyrtec/cetirizine

Herbal supplements
Feverfew
Green tea
Licorice
Saw Palmetto
St. John’s Wort

Stop the day before testing

Singulair/montelukast

THESE MEDICATIONS MAY INTERFERE WITH TESTING AND SHOULD ONLY BE STOPPED UNDER THE GUIDANCE OF YOUR PRESCRIBING PHYSICIAN.  PLEASE CALL OUR OFFICE TO DETERMINE WHEN THEY NEED TO BE STOPPED.

Benzodiazepines                                                                                                               
Ativan/lorazepam
Klonopin/clonazepam
Valium/diazepam
Versed/midazolam

Atypical antidepressants/sedatives
Ambien/zolpidem
Lunesta/eszopiclone
Oleptro/trazodone
Remeron/mirtazapine
Seroquel/quetiapine
Wellbutrin/bupropion

Tricyclic antidepressants/tranquilizers
Adapin/doxepin
Anaframil/clomipramine
Asendin/amoxampine
Aventyl/nortriptyline
Elavil/amitriptyline
Endep/amitriptyline
Etrafon/amitriptyline
Limbitrol/amitriptyline
Norpramin/desipramine
Pamelor/nortriptyline
Sinequan/doxepin
Surmontil/trimipramine
Tofranil/imipramine
Vanatrip/amitriptyline
Vivactil/protriptyline
Zonalon/doxepin

Beta Blockers
Betachron (Propranolol)
Betagan (eye drops) (Levobunolol)
Betimol (eye drops) (Timolol)
Betoptic (eye drops) (Betaxolol Hydrochloride)
Betoptic S (eye drops) (Betaxolol)
Blocadren (Timolol)
Bystolic
Cartrol (Carteolol)
Coreg (Carvedilol)
Corgard (Nadolol)
Corzide (Nadolol & Bendroflumethlazide)
Inderal (Propranolol)
Inderal LA (Propranolol)
Inderide (Propranolol & Hydrochlorothiazide)
Inderide LA (Propranolol & Hydrochlorothiazide)
Innopran XL (Propranolol)
Istalol (eye drops) No Generic
Levatol (Penbutolol)
Lopressor (Metoprolol)
Lopressor HCT( Metoprolol & Hydrochlorothiazide)
Metipranolol (Metoprolol)
Normodyne (Labetalol)
Ocupress (eye drops) (Carteolol Hydrochloride)
Optipranolol (eye drops) (Metipranololetaxolol Hydrochloride)
Sectral (Acebutolol)
Tenoretic (Atenolol & Chlorthalidone)
Tenormin (Atenolol)
Timolide (Timolol & Hydrochlorothiazide)
Timoptic (eye drops) (Timolol)
Timoptic XE (eye drops) (Timolol )
Toprol XL (Metoprolol)
Trandate (Labetalol)
Trusopt (eye drops) Dorzolamide Hydrochloride
Visken (Pindolol)
Zebeta (Bisoprolol)
Ziac (Bisoprolol & Hydrochlorothiazide)

 

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