Allergies

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An alergy is a damaging immune response by the body to a substance, especially pollen, fur, a particular food, or dust, to which it has become hypersensitive. Discuss your allergies today with our medical team and get relief for your symptoms today.

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Description

It’s important to understand the treatment we recommend and the potential risks involved.

Medicine We Prescribe

Antihistamines

Acrivastine (Semprex-D)
Carbinoxamine (Palgic)
Cyproheptadine (Periactin)
Desloratadine (Clarinex)
Hydroxyzine (Vistaril)
Levoceterizine (Xyzal)

Eye Drops: Antihistamine

Azelastine (Optivar)
Emadastine (Emadine)
Epinastine (Elestat)
Olopatadine (Patanol, Pataday, Pazeo)

Inhalers: Mast cell stabilizer

Cromolyn Sodium (Intal)

Eye Drops: Mast cell stabilizer

Lodoxamine (Alomide)
Nedocromil (Alocril)
Pemirolast (Alamast)

Eye Drops: Anti-Inflammatory

Loteprednol (Alrex)
Ketorolac (Acular)

Nasal Sprays: Antihistamine

Azelastine (Astelin, Astepro)
Azelastine and fluticasone (Dymista)
Olopatadine (Patanase)

Nasal Sprays: Corticosteroid

Beclomethasone dipropionate (QNasl)
Budesonide (Rhinocort)
Ciclesonide (Omnaris, Zetonna)
Flunisolide
Fluticasone furoate (Veramyst)
Fluticasone propionate (Flonase)

Nasal Sprays: Anticholinergic

Ipratropium Bromide (Atrovent)

Corticosteroids

Prednisone
Prednisolone
Cortisol
Methylprednisolone

Leukotriene Inhibitor

Montelukast (Singulair)

Topical Immunomodulators

Tacrolimus (Protopic Ointment)
Pimecrolimus (Elidel Cream)

Risk of Side Effects

Older antihistamines are associated with drowsiness, dizziness, constipation, upset stomach, blurry vision, a dry mouth/nose and throat, and difficulty urinating. The newer antihistamines are usually well tolerated but can cause drowsiness, dry mouth, and stomach problems.

Nasal corticosteroids can cause nasal dryness or irritation, nosebleed, throat irritation, headache, nausea, vomiting, cough, and fungal infections of the throat with long-term use.

Mast cell stabilizers can cause a short-lived stinging sensation inside the nose.

Leukotriene inhibitors are associated with unusual weakness, upset stomach, earache, dizziness, cough, headache, trouble sleeping. Serious but unlikely side effects include flu-like symptoms.

Nasal decongestants may cause a temporary burning, stinging, or dryness in the nose, a runny nose, and sneezing. Oral decongestants may cause dizziness, headache, nervousness, fast heartbeat, increased blood pressure, loss of appetite, and sleep problems.

Nasal anticholinergics can cause a bloody or dry nose, nasal congestion, dry mouth and irritated throat, bad taste in the mouth, dizziness, and nausea.

Topical corticosteroids for skin allergies can cause burning, itching, redness, and changes to skin color and thinning of skin.

Topical immunomodulators for skin allergies may cause stinging, burning, irritation, and itching at the application site. They may also cause headache and flu symptoms.

Alternative Treatment Options

Benadryl (diphenhydramine), Claritin (loratidine), Allegra (fexofenadine), and Zyrtec (cetirizine)