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What You Need to Know About Hay Fever (Allergic Rhinitis)

Other Treatments

Other Treatments

  • Using antileukotriene medications such as montelukast.
  • Cromolyn sodium and sodium nedocromil are also useful adjunct agents for allergic rhinitis.
  • Intranasal anticholinergic agents, such as ipratropium bromide is helpful if rhinorrhea is a major symptom.
  • In some cases, allergic rhinitis symptoms are inadequately relieved by medication and avoidance measures. Immunotherapy (desensitization by immunotherapy injection) has been proven to reduce circulating IgE levels in patients with allergic rhinitis and reduce the need for allergy medications.