ORAL CHALLENGE PROTOCOL
If oral challenge is in the AM, no breakfast.
If the oral challenge is in the PM, no lunch.
No illnesses or cold like symptoms.
Make sure Peak Flows are normal 3 days prior to the challenge (if you have asthma and a peak flow meter).
Preferably no antihistamines 7 days prior to the challenge, if the patient is unable to stop them please discuss with the physician.
Bring EpiPen, if you have one.
Bring the food/drug that you are going to be challenged to.
The appointment will take approximately 3-4 hours.