Understanding allergy medications
Find relief with antihistamines, steroid sprays, decongestants, or shots. Finding the right way to treat your allergies takes careful management with a doctor’s supervision. There are many options, and figuring out what works best may require some experimentation. “We generally begin with over-the-counter products. If they’re not helpful, we can go to prescription medications and nasal sprays,” says Dr. John Dobrowski, an otolaryngologist at Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary.