New Sub-lingual Ragwitek medicine therapy started for 2015 season

11 May

I’ve started using the daily Ragweed therapy that you put under your tongue, called Ragwitek.  The medicine is powerful – my tougue and gums near the site I put it swelled up and such for the first week or so, then things settled down.

All’s well with the eyes – and I’m hoping that this year’s Ragweed season will be easier on me also.


Posted by on May 11, 2015 in Uncategorized


4 responses to “New Sub-lingual Ragwitek medicine therapy started for 2015 season

  1. Leslie

    August 11, 2015 at 7:15 pm

    Glad to hear things are going well. Are you on Restasis 2x daily still? How many lubricating drops do you use? I am 3years out and had a lot of problems with dryness. Had punctual plugs inserted and feeling better but still use drops, maybe 4x a day. Thanks Leslie

    • Scott

      August 12, 2015 at 8:44 am

      I use Restasis 1x a day, but only because it stands as a mild defense against a rejection risk increase that allergy immunotherapy causes. My Dr. told me that flu shots and other immunization medicines cause a slight rejection increase risk, and that Restasis can help to mitigate that. I use systane drops perhaps 1x per night, and occasionally a drop or two during the day, but it’s not that common. I’m quite pleased with my dryness situation right now.

    • Leslie

      September 3, 2015 at 6:27 pm

      Great that all is going so well. I also heard about flu shots possibly increasing risk of rejection but I still got one. Took allergy shots for 3yrs but wasn’t aware about that increasing the risk too. I use Restasis 2x a day and once a day of Lotemax. Still see Dr. Holland and am so grateful for your website. Thanks

      • RC

        September 8, 2015 at 2:17 pm

        Great… thanks Leslie. Dr. Koffler in Lexington is the one who told me about flu shots. Dr. Holland never did mention it, but still had me on Restasis – so was probably thinking about it.


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