Flashcards in Allergic Rhinitis Deck (10):
Mast Cell Stabilizer
When is cromoly sodium most effective, before allergies or after they have begun?
Good for pediatric patients with mild RA whose parents want to avoid nasal steroids.
Leukotriene receptor antagonist
Good for seasonal allergies
Best for nasal congestion, not sneezing and nasal itching
Montelukast's place in therapy
Great with 2nd Gen Antihistamines
Reserved for patients with epistaxis or intolerance to nasal steroids.
Anticholinergic Nasal Spray
Ipratropium exhibits ____ properties, therefore is most effective for symptoms of what?
Rhinorrhea (runny nose)
Ipratropium's place in therapy
Not first-line, but good for patients with rhinorrhea that is not treated with nasal steroids.
Immunotherapy is best in people with what?
History of severe symptoms unsuccessfully controlled
Patients with a good chance to develop asthma