Explain That Nasal Steroids Work Best for Allergic Rhinitis

The new OTC Rhinocort Allergy Spray (budesonide) will bring up questions about how to manage allergic rhinitis.

It joins OTC Flonase Allergy Relief and Nasacort Allergy 24HR.

Suggest starting with a second-generation oral antihistamine (cetirizine, etc) for mild, intermittent symptoms...especially sneezing or itching. These work well PRN since their onset is within a couple hours.

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