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.
A new option for managing your nasal allergies on your own -- Nasacort AQ -- is going to hit the market in the spring of 2014. You'll be able to buy this nasal steroid spray over the counter, that is without a doctor's prescription, much as you can the oral antihistamines such as Claritin, Allegra and Zyrtec. In recent years, there has…