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allergic rhinitis have the same treatment options as
adults. They should avoid substances that trigger their allergies (allergens). And
they usually need to use medicine to control symptoms. Your child may also get
Don't give medicines to your child without
talking to your child's doctor. You and the doctor will be able to find the
right kind of medicine for your child. The medicine you and your doctor choose will depend on your child's symptoms and
the possible side effects from taking medicine.
Antihistamines come in different forms, such as pills, liquid, dissolvable tablets, eyedrops, or nasal sprays.
See Drug Reference
for a full list of side effects. (Drug Reference is not available in all
June 30, 2011
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Rohit K Katial, MD - Allergy and Immunology
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