Allergy Treatment

  • October 2, 2018

    Is It Safe to Use Generic Allergy Drugs?

    Healthcare in general is getting more and more expensive, and allergy treatment is not an exception. As the prices on allergy meds keep rising, more people with allergies are wondering whether they should switch to generics, which typically come at a lower cost. The good news is that nowadays, there...

  • September 18, 2018

    You Need 3 Years to Reduce Hay Fever Symptoms

    According to a new study, people suffering from allergic rhinitis, or hay fever, may see significant improvements in their symptoms after a three-year treatment course.   The study was conducted in the United Kingdom, at Imperial College London, and involved people affected by pollen allergies. The researchers found that treatment...

  • September 17, 2018

    Is It Safe to Use Benadryl in Infants?

    If your baby has an allergy, you may be wondering if it’s safe to give an allergy treatment like Benadryl to infants. Usually, doctors don’t recommend treating infants with Benadryl products. But sometimes, infants younger than 2 years of age can be given Benadryl under the supervision of a specialist....

  • September 14, 2018

    Why the Approval of Generic EpiPen Is a Great News?

    When it comes to severe allergic reactions, epinephrine is often a life-saver. Therefore, people with a history of anaphylaxis are recommended to always have an epinephrine auto-injector at hand.   At the moment, there are three brands of auto-injectable epinephrine available in the United States: EpiPen, Adrenaclick, and Auvi-Q. EpiPen...

  • August 20, 2018

    How Should You Store Your Allergy Medications?

    If you have any condition that requires treatment with medication, you should know how to store your drugs correctly. This helps to maintain the effectiveness of the medication until the expiry date. When it comes to allergy treatments, following the storage requirements is particularly important. The wrong storage conditions can...

  • August 13, 2018

    Is Epinephrine Essential for Anaphylaxis Treatment?

    A severe form of an allergic reaction, such as anaphylaxis requires an immediate emergency medical treatment. Epinephrine or adrenaline is the first-line treatment for an anaphylactic reaction. If you or someone around you shows any signs of anaphylaxis, the instructions are clear: inject epinephrine into the lateral aspect of the...

  • August 12, 2018

    How to Use Epinephrine for Anaphylaxis?

    An injection of epinephrine (adrenaline) is an essential part of the treatment of an anaphylactic reaction. This hormone should be given to a person immediately, in case of any symptom of anaphylaxis, even when the cause of the reaction is not clear.   There are two methods of epinephrine administration:...

  • August 11, 2018

    Using Nasal Sprays for Allergies

    A runny or stuffy nose, or sneezing are among the most common symptoms of hay fever and other allergies. If you are suffering from one of these symptoms, there are various nasal sprays available that can help you breathe better. However, choosing the correct nasal spray may be a little...

  • August 10, 2018

    How to Use Allegra Allergy?

    Allegra Allergy is the brand name for the medication generically known as fexofenadine. It is an antihistamine that is often used in the treatment of seasonal and year-round allergies. Allegra helps to reduce symptoms like sneezing, runny nose, itchy nose, itchy and watery eyes, itchy skin, and hives.   Like...

  • August 9, 2018

    Should You Use Benadryl for Allergy?

    Benadryl is the brand name for an antihistamine called diphenhydramine. It is commonly used to treat the symptoms of hay fever or other allergies, as well as cold and flu. If you experience sneezing, runny nose, coughing, itchy and watery eyes, itchy skin rash or itchy nose or throat, Benadryl...

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