UNDERSTANDING

ALLERGIES

COMMON WAYS OF TREATING ALLERGIES

There are many popular methods of treatment. They work in different ways, but some are more effective than others. 

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ANTI-INFLAMMATORY NASAL SPRAY

Works directly at the source to relieve your symptoms and won’t cause drowsiness.

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ANTIHISTAMINES

Control only one of the many inflammatory substances—histamine—that produce allergy symptoms. *
 

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EYE DROPS

Help treat itchy, watery eyes associated with allergies, but not the stuffy nose or sneezing.

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NASAL DECONGESTANTS

Relieves nasal congestion temporarily, but does not take care of other allergy symptoms.

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HOME REMEDIES

Some, like saline rinses, may provide decongestant relief for some people.

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ALLERGEN AVOIDANCE

This means to simply avoid—if possible—your allergy triggers.

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IMMUNOTHERAPY

Exposes the person with allergies to gradually increasing doses of the allergy trigger.

*Mechanism vs. most OTC allergy pills. FLONASE® Allergy Relief acts on multiple inflammatory substances (histamine, prostaglandins, cytokines, tryptases, chemokines, and leukotienes). The exact number and precise mechanism are unknown.