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Rhinitis

Aug 1, 2016 Issue
Capsaicin for Nonallergic Rhinitis [Cochrane for Clinicians]

Intranasal capsaicin is safe and effective for reducing symptoms of nonallergic rhinitis (number needed to treat = 4; 95% confidence interval [CI], 1 to 22). There is insufficient evidence to compare the effectiveness of capsaicin to other topical or systemic medications.


Dec 15, 2015 Issue
Timothy Grass Pollen Allergen Extract (Grastek) for Allergic Rhinitis [STEPS]

Timothy grass pollen allergen extract produces small improvements in allergic rhinitis symptoms and the use of allergy relief medications, with a high rate of adverse effects. It may, however, be an option for patients who desire an alternative to standard allergy symptom relief but who do not want to begin injectable desensitization treatment.


Dec 1, 2015 Issue
Treatment of Allergic Rhinitis [Article]

Allergic rhinitis can affect quality of life and productivity, and can exacerbate other conditions such as asthma. Optimal treatment includes allergen avoidance and pharmacotherapy. Learn the treatment options based on severity of symptoms and responsiveness to initial therapies.


Nov 15, 2015 Issue
AAO–HNSF Releases Guideline on Allergic Rhinitis [Practice Guidelines]

The American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery Foundation has released a clinical practice guideline for the purpose of optimizing patient care, promoting effective diagnosis and therapy, and reducing harmful or unnecessary interventions in adults and children with allergic rhinitis.


Jun 15, 2010 Issue
Treatment of Allergic Rhinitis [Article]

Allergic rhinitis is a common chronic respiratory illness that affects quality of life, productivity, and other comorbid conditions, including asthma. Treatment should be based on the patient’s age and severity of symptoms. Patients should be advised to avoid known allergens and be educated abou...


Jul 1, 2009 Issue
Practice Parameters for Managing Allergic Rhinitis [Practice Guidelines]

The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI); the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI); and the Joint Council of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (JCAAI) have created “The Diagnosis and Management of Rhinitis: An Updated Practice Parameter.”


May 1, 2006 Issue
Diagnosing Rhinitis: Allergic vs. Nonallergic [Article]

Allergic rhinitis, the most common type of rhinitis, generally can be differentiated from the numerous types of nonallergic rhinitis through a thorough history and physical examination. Allergic rhinitis may be seasonal, perennial, or occupational. The most common cause of nonallergic rhinitis is ac...


Sep 15, 2005 Issue
Vasomotor Rhinitis [Article]

Vasomotor rhinitis affects millions of Americans and results in significant symptomatology. Characterized by a combination of symptoms that includes nasal obstruction and rhinorrhea, vasomotor rhinitis is a diagnosis of exclusion reached after taking a careful history, performing a physical examinat...


Nov 15, 2003 Issue
Desloratadine for Allergic Rhinitis [STEPS]

Desloratadine is somewhat effective for the treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis and may decrease nasal congestion. It also is effective for chronic urticaria. Desloratadine is similar in effectiveness to fexofenadine and would be expected to produce results similar to loratadine and other nonsedating antihistamines.


Dec 1, 2002 Issue
AHRQ Releases Review of Treatments for Allergic and Nonallergic Rhinitis [Practice Guidelines]

Rhinitis, classified as allergic or nonallergic, is a disorder characterized by inflammation of the mucous membranes lining the nasal passages. An evidence report from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) provides a review of the available literature on the various treatments for allergic and nonallergic rhinitis.



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