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Flashcards in Allergic Rhinitis Deck (10):
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Mast Cell Stabilizer

Cromolyn Sodium

2

When is cromoly sodium most effective, before allergies or after they have begun?

Before

3

Good for pediatric patients with mild RA whose parents want to avoid nasal steroids.

Cromolyn Sodium

4

MOA Montelukast

Leukotriene receptor antagonist
Good for seasonal allergies
Best for nasal congestion, not sneezing and nasal itching

5

Montelukast's place in therapy

Great with 2nd Gen Antihistamines
Reserved for patients with epistaxis or intolerance to nasal steroids.

6

Anticholinergic Nasal Spray

Ipratropium Bromide

7

Ipratropium exhibits ____ properties, therefore is most effective for symptoms of what?

Rhinorrhea (runny nose)

8

Ipratropium's place in therapy

Not first-line, but good for patients with rhinorrhea that is not treated with nasal steroids.

9

Immunotherapy is best in people with what?

History of severe symptoms unsuccessfully controlled
Patients with a good chance to develop asthma

10

The most effective single therapy for allergic rhinitis in patients with significant or persistent symptoms

Intranasal steroids