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1622

ALLERGIC RHINITIS

The choice of drugs for treatment of allergic rhinitis depends on the severity of symptoms and whether they are are intermittent or persistent (see Table 1).1

H1-ANTIHISTAMINES — Oral second-generation H1-antihistamines (see Table 2) are recommended for initial treatment of intermittent allergic rhinitis symptoms (nasal itching, sneezing, and rhinorrhea). They can also reduce ocular symptoms (itching, tearing, redness).1

Oral first-generation...  Continue reading

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On April 13, 2021, the FDA and CDC advised suspending use of the Johnson & Johnson adenovirus-based COVID-19 vaccine while the agencies investigate 6 cases of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST) and thrombocytopenia that occurred following administration of the vaccine.1,2 In an April 14 emergency meeting, the Advisory Committee on Immunization ... Continue reading

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