Which is the best treatment for allergic rhinitis?

Cannot. Cure of allergic rhinitis will require visiting an allergist, getting tested and undergoing desensitization treatment. You can minimize some of the symptoms with otc medications but this is likely to be only marginally beneficial.

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What is the best treatment for seasonal allergic rhinitis?

Pretreat. Find the culprit by skin test, pre treat with nasalchrome, 4 times adate, regular with anti histone, saline wash, mask, may be aggressive immunotherapy. Donot be shy wear a mask. Read more...

What's the best treatment option for non-allergic rhinitis if medications have failed?

Rhinitis. Could try Atrovent if not already prescribed. Some types of non-allergic respond to OTC Flonase and other glucocorticoid sprays. Inventory what seems to be problem and avoid, i.e smoke, alcohol, airway irritants. etc. Can see ENT about turbinate surgery. Read more...

Any lifelong treatment for allergic rhinitis and asthma?

Allergy treatment. Ideally you should be tested to find out what you are allergic to. Once you know what you are allergic to, you should undertake environmental control of your environment. You can also undergo a desensitization program as well as taking antihistamines for your rhinitis and bronchodilators for your asthma . Read more...

Is treatment for allergic rhinitis going to be effective if the patient is stil exposed to the allergen?

Yes but. If you are talking about medications, they will remain effective but the symptom control will likely be reduced if you are exposed to a highly allergenic allergen. Thus it is not an issue as to whether the drug is effective, but whether the allergen exposure is overwhelming. Allergy shots however often allow people who are allergic to pets to be able to live with the pets they cannot part with. Read more...

Is there any natural treatment for allergic rhinitis? Does levocetrizine tab taken twice a week have long term side effects

Allergic Rhinitis. Yes. You can find lots of information about netti pots and the like on naturopathic websites. Levocetrizine can be very safe even if used daily. The other option used widely now is a nasal steroid spray. In some patients this is like magic. It works so well to diminish the inflammation in the sinus cavities. Read more...
Allergies. The most natural way to treat allergies long term is by desensitization with allergen immunotherapy that does not involve any medication and produces long term control of allergies. Consult a board certified allergist about it. Also, levocetirizine is safe to be taken long term. Read more...

Treatment of allergic rhinitis?

3 levels. 1. Avoidance - if it is possible to limit exposure to what you are allergic to that is the place to start -> works best for animals and dust. 2. Medical - antihistamines (benadryl, allegra, Claritin are common ones), intranasal steroids (flonase, Nasonex (mometasone) or similar) and variations of these 3. Immunotherapy - "allergy shots" or similar. Read more...

Treatment options for allergic rhinitis? Thanks!

Multiple options. Clearly it depends on the allergens in question. First step us environmental control measures such as dust mite covers, pet dander avoidance, mold abatement and keeping windows closed seasonally. Next is medication options including daily antihistamine oral medication as well as nasal antihistamines and nasal steroids. If still symptomatic consider allergy desensitization either injections or wh. Read more...
Environment & meds. The first best option for allergic rhinitis is to eliminate or reduce the triggers causing the symptoms. Medications include nasal steroids which work the best in studies and or antihistamines in a nasal spray. Antihistamines by mouth (liquid or tablets) are not as effective as putting the medicine where the problem is but are easier to take. Discuss with your doctor the best options for you. Read more...

I've been suffered in allergic rhinitis for many years. Any possible treatment or medication could be help?

Allergic rhinitis. Please go soon to your nearest Pharmacy and see what medication would be of best help. More often than not, the Pharmacist will recommend a medication that does not require a doctor's prescription.I suspect the Pharmacist will be best! If they think you might need different care please contact your doctor as soon as you can. Read more...