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The Etiquette of Ahhhchoo!

Posted 6 days ago by Drugs.com

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 11, 2017 – Sneezing is your body's way of getting rid of nasal invaders like pollen, pet hair or viruses. But while sneezes may be good for you, they can spread germs to others. Texas A&M University Health Science Center researchers offer some suggestions about protecting yourself and everyone else during the sneezing season: Look at the big picture. Be aware that the germs in a sneeze can travel far, potentially more than 10 feet, to land on surfaces where they can live for weeks. Antibacterial wipes can help reduce the risk that you'll touch germs when you make your way around the world each day. Hand hygiene helps. If you cover your sneeze with your hands, make sure to wash them afterward using soap and warm water for at least 30 seconds. Hand sanitizer isn't enough on its own. Otherwise, the germs may take up residence in your hands and spread to other people ... Read more

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Health Tip: Health Tip: Manage Allergies

Posted 20 Oct 2016 by Drugs.com

-- If pets make you sniffle, sneeze, itch and cough, there are things you can do that don't include getting rid of Fido or Fluffy. The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology recommends: Limiting how much time you spend around your pet. Taking nasal spray, an antihistamine or bronchodilator, as directed by your allergist. Talking to your doctor about allergy shots. Don't let the pet into your bedroom. Always wash your hands immediately after touching your pet. Give the pet a bath once weekly. Use a high-efficiency vacuum or HEPA air filter at home. Read more

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FDA Approves Flonase Sensimist Allergy Relief

Posted 4 Aug 2016 by Drugs.com

WARREN, N.J. 2 August 2016 – GSK Consumer Healthcare announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Flonase® Sensimist™ Allergy Relief (fluticasone furoate, 27.5 mcg spray) as an over-the-counter (OTC) treatment for symptoms associated with seasonal and perennial allergies. Previously available by prescription as Veramyst®, Flonase Sensimist is the latest Rx-to-OTC switch from GSK. Flonase Sensimist helps block six allergic substances*, providing non-drowsy, 24-hour relief of both nose- and eye-related allergy symptoms like itchy, watery eyes**, nasal congestion, runny nose, itchy nose and sneezing. “There are roughly 50 million people in the United States who suffer from allergies,2 and, as a category leader, GSK continues to innovate to satisfy the needs of all allergy sufferers,” said Amardeep Kahlon, Director of Marketing. “In the case of Flonase Sen ... Read more

Related support groups: Allergies, Allergic Rhinitis, Fluticasone, Flonase, Veramyst, Flonase Sensimist

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