What treatments are available online?
Antihistamines such as Xyzal can work well for treating mild to moderate allergies. Nasal Corticosteroid sprays are the most effective for treating perennial allergic rhinitis. Decongestants can also be helpful in minimizing symptoms such as nasal congestion.
What is an Allergy?
There are different microscopic substances that are inhaled through the nose by an individual with a sensitive immune system, this causes the body to produce antibodies and release histamine. Histamine usually causes itchy and watery eyes, sneezing, swelling and inflammation of the nasal passages. However symptoms can vary in severity between people. Very sensitive people can experience hives or other rashes.
What are the different Allergies?
- Food allergies
- Hay fever (allergic rhinitis)
- Drug allergies
- Atopic eczema
- Insect venom
Some of the most common substances provoking allergies include:
- Pollen from grass, weeds, flowers and trees
- House dust mites
- Mould and mould fungus
- Fur from cats and dogs
Cosmetics, jewellery, insect bites, spices and other substances can cause reactions.
How do I buy allergy treatments online?
To obtain a valid prescription you will need to complete an online consultation to purchase a prescription medication. This is a free and short consultation from the privacy of your home. This replaces the face-to-face consult you would normally have with a doctor. Once you have been approved the medication will be sent out to you as soon as possible.