Allergy Shots


DUPIXENT (Dupilumab)


  • Dupixent is also a medication for patients with poorly controlled eosinophilic asthma and works by blocking a number of inflammatory cells that affect patients with asthma.
  • Dupixent is administered as a shot under the skin, and is given once every other week.  
  • Patients will receive the first three doses of Dupixent in clinic so that we can teach the patient how to self inject.You will be monitored for one hour after the first dose to make sure you do not have a reaction to the medication. You will be monitored for 30 minutes after the next two doses. 
  • After the first three injections are complete, the patient can administer Dupixent at home alone.
  • The most common side effects with Dupixent are:
  • Sore throat
  • Injection site reaction (temporary redness or pain)
  • Elevated eosinophil level
  • Severe allergic reaction (Rare)


NUCALA (Mepolizumab)

  • Nucala is a medication for patients with eosinophilic asthma. Eosinophils are a type of white blood cell that can cause inflammation in the lungs of some patients with asthma. Nucala works by reducing the number of eosinophils in your blood.
  • Nucala is administered as a shot under the skin once every four weeks.
  • After you receive a dose of Nucala, most infusion centers will monitor you for a period of time to make sure you do not have any reactions to the medication. 
  • The most common side effects with Nucala are:
  • Headaches 
  • Injection site reaction 
  • Back pain
  • Weakness
  • Fatigue
  • Severe allergic reaction (Rare) 

Wondering whether you should receive immunotherapy injections while under the weather?

Patients have multiple questions about receiving their allergy injections while being sick. Especially in Fall/Winter seasons. Our Providers care about the safety of our patients, and do advise you wait on an injection if you have the following symptoms…


  • Fever
  • Shortness Of Breath/Tight Chest
  • Wheezing/Cough


If you are noticing these symptoms, please ask a nurse prior to receiving your injection.