Seasonal allergies

(Hay fever)

  • Also known as
  • Allergic rhinitis

About Seasonal allergies

Each spring, summer, and fall, trees, weeds, and grasses release tiny pollen grains into the air. Some of the pollen ends up in your nose and throat. This can trigger a type of allergy called hay fever.

Top Medications for Seasonal allergies according to our users

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All Medications for Seasonal allergies


Mast cell stabilizer

  • Cromolyn
    Prescription or OTC

    Intal (Cromolyn) is a good option to relieve nasal allergy symptoms when antihistamines aren't working. Good choice for pregnant women.

    • Available dosage forms:
    • Nasal spray


  • Rhinocort Aqua
    Prescription only

    Rhinocort Aqua (Budesonide) is a steroid nasal spray that works best when used regularly for your nasal allergy symptoms.

    Was it worth it?
    • Available dosage forms:
    • Nasal spray

Medication side effects for Seasonal allergies

These are some of the most common side effects from clinical trials for bronchitis.

  • Flonase: 2%
  • Nasacort AQ: 8%
0 of 100

At this end, no one is expected to have bronchitis

100 of 100

At this end, almost everyone is expected to have bronchitis

Tips, success stories, and coping strategies for Seasonal allergies

What tip would you give someone like me who was just diagnosed?
  • move to somewhere where you don't have allergies
  • Prickly heat
What’s your best coping strategy?
  • avoid allergens
Besides medications, what else has worked for you?
  • eating really spicy food clears the sinuses
  • Xyzal