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.
May is Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month. Over 35 million Americans suffer from seasonal allergies. Although allergies can cause many bothersome symptoms including runny or stuffy nose, itchy eyes and throat irritation, we are lucky that we have several medications that can be used to treat and prevent these…