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How Allergic Rhinitis normally treated?

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Asked by Jaya Mali, 31 Mar '10 04:42 pm
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The goal of treatment is to reduce the allergy symptoms. Avoidance of the allergen or minimization of contact with it is the best treatment, but some relief may be found with the following medications.

Antihistamines and Decongestants
Oral decongestants alone may be helpful, including pseudoephedrine. Antihistamines are available as tablets, capsules and liquids, and may or may not be combined with decongestants. Common antihistamines include brompheniramine or chlorpheniramine, and clemastine. Non-sedating (less likely to cause drowsiness) long-acting antihistamines include loratidine and fexofenadine.

Nasal sprays
For rhinorrhea, a nasal spray of cromolyn sodium (Nasalcrom) or a steroid nasal spray, such as flunisolide (Nasalide), beclomethasone dipropionate (Beconase, Vancenase), triamcinolone acetonide (Nasacort), and fluticasone (Flonase), may work so well that additional antihistamines or decongestants are unnecessary. It is important to remember that improvement may no ...more
Answered by Mona Bernard, 31 Mar '10 04:46 pm

 
  
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The goal of treatment is to reduce the allergy symptoms. Avoidance of the allergen or minimization of contact with it is the best treatment, but some relief may be found with the following medications.

Antihistamines and Decongestants

Oral decongestants alone may be helpful, including pseudoephedrine. Antihistamines are available as tablets, capsules and liquids, and may or may not be combined with decongestants. Common antihistamines include brompheniramine or chlorpheniramine, and clemastine. Non-sedating (less likely to cause drowsiness) long-acting antihistamines include loratidine and fexofenadine.

Nasal sprays

For rhinorrhea, a nasal spray of cromolyn sodium (Nasalcrom) or a steroid nasal spray, such as flunisolide (Nasalide), beclomethasone dipropionate (Beconase, Vancenase), triamcinolone acetonide (Nasacort), and fluticasone (Flonase), may work so well that additional antihistamines or decongestants are unnecessary. It is important to remember that improvement ma ...more
Answered by sudesh, 31 Mar '10 04:48 pm

 
  
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Allergic rhinitis (nasal allergy) is an inflammation of the nasal passages characterized by symptoms that include any combination of the following: sneezing, nasal congestion, nasal itching, and discharge from the nose. In short it is the condition that makes you go sneezing and gives you an itchy, runny nose with watery eyes whenever you come in contact with certain allergens. The condition is usually precipitated in sensitive individuals after exposure to dust, dander, certain seasonal pollens, etc.

It can be well treated through homeopathy. I would recommend you to visit drbatras for you treatment. He is one of the well known doctors for allergic rhinitis treatment. Im sure u wud get relief.
Source: http://www.drbatras.com/en/allergic-rhinitis/homeopathic-treatment.aspx
Answered by ananya P, 16 Apr '12 12:47 pm

 
  
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The best "treatment" is to avoid what causes your allergic symptoms in the first place. It may be impossible to completely avoid all allergens to which you are sensitive, but you can often take steps to reduce exposure.

Medication options include the following:

* Short-acting antihistamines can relieve mild to moderate symptoms, but can cause drowsiness. Many may be bought without a prescription. A pediatrician should be consulted before using these medicines in children, as they may affect learning. Loratadine (Claritin) is now available over the counter. It does not tend to cause drowsiness or affect learning in children.
* Longer-acting antihistamines are available by prescription. They cause less drowsiness and can work just as well. They usually do not interfere with learning. These medications include fexofenadine (Allegra), and cetirizine (Zyrtec).
* Nasal corticosteroid sprays work very well for people with symptoms not relieved by antihistamines alone. Thes ...more
Answered by saranathan Narasimhan, 01 Apr '10 04:04 pm

 
  
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Mujhe nahi samjh aaya ye hai kya..par nsal spray use mat karna..rather learn Neti..jal neti.
Answered by raam, 31 Mar '10 04:48 pm

 
  
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