Fast Five Quiz: Allergy Triggers

Praveen Buddiga, MD

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August 23, 2019

According to guidelines, initial treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis in patients aged 12 years and older should consist of monotherapy with an intranasal corticosteroid as opposed to combination treatment with an intranasal corticosteroid and an oral antihistamine. In patients aged 15 years and older, an intranasal corticosteroid is recommended over a leukotriene receptor antagonist for initial treatment. For treatment of moderate to severe seasonal allergic rhinitis in patients aged 12 years and older, a combination of an intranasal corticosteroid and an intranasal antihistamine may be initially recommended.

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