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What medicine to take for seasonal allergies?

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Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Several choices: The most effective treatment for relief of seasonal allergies are prescription nasal steroid sprays (qnasl, nasonex, (mometasone) rhinocort, flonase). If symptoms are mild then over the counter zyrtec, claritin, or Allegra can help. It's best to start treating seasonal allergies before the "season" starts. This is a prevention approach. If the above meds haven't controlled symptoms, consider allergy shots.
Answered on Jun 24, 2014

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