To help make your first visit to our practice as smooth as possible, please read the information on this web page. You'll find all the practical information you need, such as a map and directions to our office(s), practice hours, payment policies and more. We also describe our first visit procedures. And, you can save some time by printing out and completing the new patient forms in advance of your appointment.
Our practice is working together to realize a shared vision of uncompromising excellence in medical care.
To fulfill this mission, we are committed to:
- Listening to those we are privileged to serve.
- Earn the trust and respect of patients, profession and community.
- Exceed your expectations.
- Ensure a creative, challenging and compassionate professional environment.
- Strive for continuous improvement at all levels.
Prior to your appointment, you can download this form packet to expedite the check-in process, otherwise please arrive 15 minutes early for your appointment. Fax Referrals and Release of Records requests may be transmitted to our fax line at (515) 223-5324.
List of Most Common Antihistamines
No prescription or over the counter oral, nasal, or eye antihistamines should be taken 5 days prior to scheduled skin tests. This includes testing for environmental allergens, food testing, or/and medication testing.
- Claritin (Loratadine)
- Alavert (Loratadine)
- Carbinoxamine (Palgic)
- Allegra (Fexofenadine)
- Zyrtec (Cetirizine)
- Dimetane (Brompheniramine)
- Xyzal (Levocetirizine)
- Chlorpheniramine (Chlor-Trimeton)
- Hydroxyzine (Atarax)
- Vistaria (Cyproheptadine Tavist Clemastine)
- Benadryl (Diphenhydramine) which is in many cold relief medications and sleep aids
- Pepcid (Famotdine)
- Zantac (Ranitidine)
- Tagamet (Cimetidine)
- Axid (Nizatidine)
- Tylenol PM (Acetaminophen/Diphenhydramine)
- Meclizine (Antivert)
- Promethazine (Phenergan)
- Azelastine nose spray (Astelin, Astepro, Dymista)
- Olopatadine nose spray/eye drops (Patanase, Pataday, Patanol, Pazeo)
Many stores carry generic versions of antihistamines, please check the active ingredient of the medication with the list above. If you have a medical condition or severe symptoms that do not allow you to stop taking antihistamines, we ask you to come to your appointment and the medical provider will devise a plan of care. If you have any questions or concerns, please call our office and request to speak to a nurse in regard to your medications.