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    Protocol for stopping allergy shots
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    An_251044 posted:
    I have been taking allergy shots for allergic rhinitis every other day for almost 19 years. My doctor has never mentioned to me anything about decreasing the dose. Since researching online I have found that 3 to 5 years is usual required time to be on the shots at a much more spaced out frequency. I decided to start cutting down the frequency to twice a week and I seemed to have more energy, but on the days I did take a shot, I would get a terrible headache just like the ones I got when I was first getting on the shots. So I went back to every otherbday. I want to know about just stopping the shots all together or maybe just taking them once a month. Is it okay to just stop or do I need to tapper off? Will 1 shot a month prevent relapse? I expect to have some withdrawal effects as my body is extremely sensitive to any changes. The shots were hard for my body to get used to, but once it did, I was amazed at how much better I felt. My symptoms have all been gone for years except for a day or two in the fall. I never want to have to star all over again.
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