Allergy Relief Question: Do any of the H1 antagonists (i.e. Seldane vs Claritin) have a significant advantage (increased efficacy or decreased toxicity) over the others in the treatment of allergic rhinitis?
Although the different companies attempt to persuade you of the value of their particular product, I haven’t been impressed with any clinical difference. This includes self-use since I am a fellow sufferer. There are potential different drug interactions – Claritin is not contraindicated with erythomycin for example, but but this appears to be about the only major difference from my perspective. Nasal Spray Question: I saw an ad on TV for an allergy medication (nasal spray) that is used prior to symptoms, i.e. before going outside for the day where pollen might be a problem. It stated this product could be used throughout the allergy season and was non-addictive. I cannot remember the name of the drug nor if a prescription is required. Any idea what this new drug is? Answer: Probably cromlyn sulfate nasal spray called nasalcrom. This is a drug that stabilizes the membranes to prevent histamine release. It is minimally effective once an attack occurs; but, very effective as a preventive
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