Sublingual Immunotherapy (SLIT): The Scientific Facts and Comparison with Allergy Shots/Injections

1. Is sublingual Immunotherapy (SLIT) as effective as subcutaneous injection immunotherapy (SCIT) ie. Allergy shots? Comparison of SLIT and SCIT reveal both give significant reductions of both allergic symptoms and allergy medication usage (1). Another study compared SLIT and SCIT in patients with nasal allergies with and without asthma. The study found that both therapies were equally effective (2). 2. Sublingual Immunotherapy is much safer than subcutaneous injection immunotherapy in … [Read more...]