New Allergy Tablets May Be Pain-Free Alternative To ShotsForty percent of us suffer from some kind of seasonal allergies. But the best relief - allergy shots injected monthly or even weekly - can be painful. But Tuesday, the Food and Drug Administration will consider approving an allergy tablet that gives the same kind of help, but without the pain. After years of suffering, Kris Phillips needs a weekly trip to the doctor to get relief. "My allergies are under control," Phillips said. "I can sleep through the night and not get up 10 different times because I can't breathe."