Wednesday, September 17, 2014

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Medication you use depends on the type of allergy. Chronic allergies require daily doses. Steroids (Nasal corticosteroids) are effective in preventing allergy attacks. Antihistamines like Claritin and Benadryl helps with sneezing and itching. Allergy shots (immunotherapy) are prescribed for more severe allergies.

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