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Medications for Allergic Rhinitis

Other names: Hay Fever; Nasal Allergies

A collection of symptoms, predominantly in the nose and eyes, that occur after exposure to airborne particles of dust or dander or to pollens of certain seasonal plants in people that are allergic to these substances (see also allergies; asthma; allergy to mold, dander, dust).

Drugs used to treat Allergic Rhinitis

The following list of medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

Drug name Rating Reviews Activity ? Rx/OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol
All Day Allergy-D Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N X

Generic name: cetirizine / pseudoephedrine systemic

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Aller-Chlor Rate Add review
Rx/OTC B N X

Generic name: chlorpheniramine systemic

Drug class: antihistamines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Allerest Maximum Strength Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N X

Generic name: chlorpheniramine / pseudoephedrine systemic

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

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Allerest PE Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N X

Generic name: chlorpheniramine / phenylephrine systemic

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Allerfrim Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N X

Generic name: pseudoephedrine / triprolidine systemic

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Allergy D-12 Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N X

Generic name: cetirizine / pseudoephedrine systemic

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Allergy Relief Rate Add review
Rx/OTC B N X

Generic name: chlorpheniramine systemic

Drug class: antihistamines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Allergy Relief D Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N X

Generic name: cetirizine / pseudoephedrine systemic

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Aphedrid Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N X

Generic name: pseudoephedrine / triprolidine systemic

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Aprodine 10 1 review
Rx/OTC C N X

Generic name: pseudoephedrine / triprolidine systemic

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Arbinoxa Rate Add review
Rx C N X

Generic name: carbinoxamine systemic

Drug class: antihistamines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

BP Allergy JR Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N X

Generic name: chlorpheniramine / phenylephrine systemic

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Bromaline Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N X

Generic name: brompheniramine / pseudoephedrine systemic

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Bromatan Plus Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N X

Generic name: dexchlorpheniramine / dextromethorphan / pseudoephedrine systemic

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Bromax Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N X

Generic name: brompheniramine systemic

Drug class: antihistamines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

brompheniramine / phenylephrine Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N X

Generic name: brompheniramine / phenylephrine systemic

Brand names:  Alenaze-D, BroveX-D, BroveX PB, Decon-A, Dimaphen Elixir, Dimetapp Children's Cold & Allergy, Entre-B, Rynex PE …show all

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

brompheniramine / pseudoephedrine 10 3 reviews
Rx/OTC C N X

Generic name: brompheniramine / pseudoephedrine systemic

Brand names:  Bromaline, Brotapp, Lodrane D

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts

brompheniramine 9.5 4 reviews
Rx/OTC C N X

Generic name: brompheniramine systemic

Brand names:  Bromax, Siltane

Drug class: antihistamines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Brotapp Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N X

Generic name: brompheniramine / pseudoephedrine systemic

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

BroveX-D Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N X

Generic name: brompheniramine / phenylephrine systemic

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

BroveX PB Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N X

Generic name: brompheniramine / phenylephrine systemic

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

C.P.M. Rate Add review
Rx/OTC B N X

Generic name: chlorpheniramine systemic

Drug class: antihistamines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Capron DM Rate Add review
OTC N N X

Generic name: dextromethorphan / pyrilamine systemic

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: interactions, side effects

Capron DMT Rate Add review
OTC N N X

Generic name: dextromethorphan / pyrilamine systemic

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: interactions, side effects

carbinoxamine 9.3 3 reviews
Rx C N X

Generic name: carbinoxamine systemic

Brand names:  Arbinoxa, Carboxine, Histex CT, Histex IE, Histex PD, Karbinal ER, Ryvent …show all

Drug class: antihistamines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

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Rating For ratings, users were asked how effective they found the medicine while considering positive/adverse effects and ease of use (1 = not effective, 10 = most effective).
Activity Activity is based on recent site visitor activity relative to other medications in the list.
Rx Prescription Only.
OTC Over the Counter.
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter.
Off-label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
EUA An Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) allows the FDA to authorize unapproved medical products or unapproved uses of approved medical products to be used in a declared public health emergency when there are no adequate, approved, and available alternatives.
Pregnancy Category
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act (CSA) Schedule
M The drug has multiple schedules. The schedule may depend on the exact dosage form or strength of the medication.
U CSA Schedule is unknown.
N Is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 Has a high potential for abuse. Has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision.
2 Has a high potential for abuse. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 Has a potential for abuse less than those in schedules 1 and 2. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 3. It has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 3.
5 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 4. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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