If over-the-counter allergy medication does not relieve your symptoms,
there are a few types of prescription medications that may be helpful.
Your health care provider can tell you which type of prescription medication
might be right for you.
medications, such as corticosteroids, are used to treat
allergy-related inflammation that causes itchy, stuffy nose or itchy
eyes. These medications are available in spray (inhaler), liquid or
- Antihistamines can also be prescribed by your
health care provider. Some types of prescription non-drowsy antihistamines
- Allergy shots are used if you have more severe
allergies that don’t
clear with over-the-counter or prescription medications. Your
health care provider officially calls allergy
allergy shots, you receive increasing doses of the allergens that
affect you to lessen your sensitivity. Allergies to grass, tree and
dust mites and pet dander respond to allergy shots and this treatment
can give you long-term relief from your allergies.
to treatment options