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Allergic rhinitis Treatments

Allergic rhinitis: Treatments Inroduction

Allergic rhinitis is a chronic condition that is not curable. However, with a well integrated, medically monitored plan of care, symptoms can be effectively controlled, and people with allergic rhinitis can lead active, comfortable lives. A good treatment plan is individualized to a person's medical history, specific type of allergen, severity of symptoms, and other factors.

Treatment of allergic rhinitis begins with the prevention of exposure to the specific allergens or substances that cause symptoms, such as dust, pollen, mold, cockroaches, or animal dander. This may include minimizing carpets and drapes and frequently vacuuming any upholstered surfaces in the home in order to reduce dust and dust mites.

Prevention also may mean not keeping pets, such as cats, that produce animal dander. A professional exterminator is generally necessary to rid a home of cockroaches, another potential allergen. For people who are allergic to pollen, using an air conditioner during pollen season can help minimize exposure. Ice bags or cool wet compresses may be helpful to help relieve itching and swelling of the eyes and nose.

Medications may also be needed to effectively control symptoms of allergic rhinitis. These include antihistamines taken orally, corticosteroids taken through nasal sprays, and oral decongestants. A newer medication is the leukotriene inhibitor Singulair, which may be prescribed in some cases. Allergy shots may be an option for some people who have moderate to severe symptoms that are not controllable by other means. All of these medications can have side effects, so they should only be taken under the direction of a health care clinician.

It is also important to treat any underlying or accompanying conditions, such as asthma and eczema.

Treatments for Allergic rhinitis

The following treatments are listed for Allergic rhinitis in our knowledge base:

  • Environmental control measures and allergen avoidance
  • Antiallergic medication(antihistamines)
  • Topical decongestants
  • Analgesics, antipyeretics
  • Immunotherapy

Drugs and Medications used to treat Allergic rhinitis:

Some of the drugs and medications used in the treatment of Allergic rhinitis may include:

  • Beclomethasone
  • Apo-Beclomethasone-AQ
  • Beclodisk
  • Becloforte
  • Beclovent
  • Beclovent Rotacaps
  • Beclovent Rotahaler
  • Beconase AQ Nasal Spray
  • Beconase Nasal Inhaler
  • Med-Beclomethasone-AQ
  • Nu-Beclomethasone
  • Propaderm
  • Propaderm-C
  • QVAR
  • Vancenase AQ Nasal Spray
  • Vancenase Nasal Inhaler
  • Vanceril
  • Budesonide
  • Entocort
  • Entocort EC
  • Gen-Budesonide-AQ
  • Pulmicort
  • Pulmicort Nebuamp
  • Pulmicort Respules and Turbuhaler
  • Rhinocort Aqua
  • Rhinocort Turbuhaler
  • Cromolyn
  • Cromolyn Sodium
  • Sodium Cromoglycate
  • Children's Nasalcrom
  • Crolom
  • Fisoneb
  • Gastrocrom
  • Intal
  • Intal Spincaps
  • Intal Syncroner
  • Nalcrom
  • Nasalcrom
  • Novo-Cromolyn
  • Opticrom
  • Rynacrom
  • Dexamethasone
  • Aeroseb-Dex
  • Ak-Dex
  • Ak-Trol
  • Baldex
  • Dalalone
  • Dalalone DP
  • Dalalone LA
  • Decaderm
  • Decadron
  • Decadron Nasal Spray
  • Decadron-LA
  • Decadron Phosphate Ophthalmic
  • Decadron Phosphate Respihaler
  • Decadron Phosphate Turbinaire
  • Decadron w/Xylocaine
  • Decadron dose pack
  • Decaject
  • Decaject LA
  • Decaspray
  • Deenar
  • Deone-LA
  • Deronil
  • Dex-4
  • Dexacen-4
  • Dexacen LA-8
  • Dexacidin
  • Dexacort
  • Dexameth
  • Dexasone
  • Dexasone-LA
  • Dexo-LA
  • Dexon
  • Dexone-E
  • Dexone-4
  • Dexone-LA
  • Dexsone
  • Dexsone-E
  • Dexsone-LA
  • Dezone
  • Duo-dezone
  • Gammacorten
  • Hexadrol
  • Maxidex
  • Mymethasone
  • Neodecadron Eye-Ear
  • Neodexair
  • Neomycin-Dex
  • Ocu-Trol
  • Oradexon
  • PMS-Dexamethasone
  • SKDexamethasone
  • Sofracort
  • Solurex
  • Solurex-LA
  • Spersadex
  • Tobradex
  • Turbinaire
  • Astemizole
  • Hismanal
  • Cetirizine
  • Apo-etirizine
  • Reactine Zyrtec
  • Zyrtec D
  • Fexofenadine
  • Allegra
  • Allegra-D
  • Loratadine
  • Chlor-Tripolon ND
  • Claritin
  • Claritin D
  • Claritin Extra
  • Claritin Reditabs
  • Desloratadine
  • Clarinex
  • Terfenadine
  • Triamcinolone
  • Azmacort
  • Nasacort
  • Nasacort AQ
  • Apo-Cetirizine
  • Brompheniramine and Pseudoephedrine
  • Andehist NR Syrup
  • Brofed
  • Bromaline
  • Bromaxefed RF
  • Bromfenex
  • Bromfenex PD
  • Bromhist Pediatric
  • Children's Dimetapp Elisir Cold & Allergy
  • Histex SR
  • Lodrane
  • Lodrane 12D
  • Lodrane LD
  • Rondec Syrup
  • Touro Allergy
  • Carbinoxamine
  • Carbihist
  • Carbinoxamine PD
  • Carboxine
  • Histex CT
  • Histex I/E
  • Histex PD
  • Pediatex
  • Carbinoxamine and Pseudoephedrine
  • Andehist NR Drops
  • Carbaxefed RF
  • Carboxine-PSE
  • Hydro-Tussin-CBX
  • Palgic-D
  • Palgic-DS
  • Pediatex-D
  • Rondec Drops
  • Rondec Tablets
  • Rondec-TR
  • Sildec
  • Reactine
  • Virlix
  • Zyrtec
  • Cetirizine and Pseudoephedrine
  • Zyrtec-D 12 Hour
  • Reactine Allergy and Sinus
  • Chlorpheniramine
  • Aller-Chlor
  • Chlorphen
  • Chlor-Trimeton
  • Diabetic Tussin Allergy Relief
  • Teldrin HBP
  • Chlor-Tripolon
  • Novo-Pheniram
  • Chlorpheniramine and Pseudoephedrine
  • Allerest Maximum Strength Allergy and Hay Fever
  • A.R.M
  • Chlor-Trimeton Allergy
  • C-Phed Tannate
  • Deconamine
  • Deconamine SR
  • Histade
  • Histex
  • Kronofed-A
  • Kronofed-A Jr
  • LoHist-D
  • PediaCare Codl and Allergy
  • Rescon-Jr
  • Sudafed Sinus & Allergy
  • Sudal 12
  • Triaminic Cold and Allergy
  • Chlorpheniramine, Phenylephrine and Methscopolamine
  • AH-Chew II
  • Chlor-Mes-D Dallergy
  • Dehistine
  • Extendryl
  • Extendryl JR
  • Extendryl SR
  • Hista-Vent DA
  • PCM
  • PCM Allergy
  • Chlorpheniramine, Pseudoephedrine and Dextromethorphan
  • Kidkare Cough and Cold
  • PediaCare Multi-Symptom
  • Robitussin Pediatric Night Relief
  • Tanafed DMX
  • Triaminic Cold and Cough
  • Triaminic Night Time Cough and Cold
  • Vicks Children's NyQuil
  • Vicks Pediatric 44m
  • Clemastine
  • Tavist
  • Dayhist Allergy
  • Tavist Allergy
  • Cyproheptadine
  • Periactin
  • Vitermum
  • Phenindamine
  • Nolahist
  • Phenylephrine and Pyrilamine
  • Pyrilafen Tannate
  • Viravan
  • Phenylephrine, Pyrilamine and Dextromethorphan
  • Codal-DM
  • Codimal DM
  • Codituss DM
  • Viravan-DM

Unlabeled Drugs and Medications to treat Allergic rhinitis:

Unlabelled alternative drug treatments for Allergic rhinitis may include:

Latest treatments for Allergic rhinitis

The following medications/drugs/procedures are some of the latest treatments for Allergic rhinitis:

Treatments for Causes of Allergic rhinitis

Review the treatment information pages for various causes of Allergic rhinitis:

More causes: not all possible causes for Allergic rhinitis are listed above; for a full list refer to causes of Allergic rhinitis.

Treatment Notes

Only your doctor can advise whether any of these treatments are appropriate for your specific medical situation. Always discuss all treatment options with your doctor before making a decision, including whether to start or discontinue any treatment plan.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Allergic rhinitis:

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