Help for Allergy Sufferers

Help for Allergy Sufferers

Hay fever and other nasal allergies (medically called allergic rhinitis) affect about 20 percent of American adults, who spend months every year with runny noses, watery eyes, scratchy throats and a handy box of tissues. The disease is reportedly the fifth most common ailment. Between the doctor visits to seek help, allergy medications sufferers regularly […]

Ragwitek Approval May Be an Alternative to Shots for Ragweed Allergies

Ragwitek Approval May Be an Alternative to Shots for Ragweed Allergies

Ragwitek was approved yesterday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a treatment for short ragweed pollen induced allergic rhinitis, also known as hay fever. TheĀ approval offers an alternative to allergy shots for millions of adults trying to manage their ragweed pollen allergies, says Karen Midthun, MD, who is director of the FDA […]