Allergy medical therapy
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The mainstay of treatment for allergy is pharmacological medical therapy.Immunotherapy via desensitization or hyposensitization, as well as enzyme potentiated desensitization, are common methodologies. The medical treatments for allergic conditions have vastly improved in recent years.
- Medical therapies for allergy include pharmacotherapy, immunotherapy and Unproven therapy. Immunotherapy via desensitization or hyposensitization, as well as enzyme potentiated desensitization, are common methodologies. The medical treatments for allergic conditions have vastly improved in recent years.
- Cromolyn sodium
- Mast cell stabilizers
- Desensitization or hyposensitization with allergen 
- Intravenous injection of monoclonal anti-IgE antibodies Omalizumab
- Sublingual immunotherapy
Unproven or Ineffective Treatments
- Enzyme potentiated desensitization
- Complementary medicine : naturopathy, herbal medicine, homeopathy, traditional Chinese medicine and kinesiology
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