Perennial Allergy

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What is Perennial Allergy?

Perennial allergens are present year-round and may include outdoor and indoor triggers such as house dust, dust mites, animal dander, and some insects causing contact dermatitis, itching, nasal congestion, watery eyes. Many people who have a perennial allergy also have asthma.

Common symptoms reported by people with Perennial Allergy

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, insomnia, fatigue, and pain) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with Perennial Allergy

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
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Treatment name(s)

(Claritin)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
22
Tried for
Perennial Allergy (22)
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Treatment name(s)

(Zyrtec)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
21
Tried for
Perennial Allergy (21)
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Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
13
Tried for
Insomnia (9) Pain (8)
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Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
11
Tried for
Depressed mood (10) Pain (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
10
Tried for
Pain (10)
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Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
9
Tried for
Anxious mood (8) Insomnia (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Singulair)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
9
Tried for
Perennial Allergy (9)
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Treatment name(s)

(Desyrel)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
9
Tried for
Insomnia (8) Depressed mood (2)
1 more
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Treatment name(s)

(Nature's Bounty Melatonin)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
8
Tried for
Insomnia (8)
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Treatment name(s)

(Voltaren Gel)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
7
Tried for
Pain (7)

Data from patients with Perennial Allergy, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with Perennial Allergy

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
Tried for
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Treatment name(s)

(Claritin)
Perceived effectiveness
for Perennial Allergy (8 evaluations)
Side effects
Disorientation Drowsiness 5 more
How many evaluations
8
Tried for
Perennial Allergy (22)
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Treatment name(s)

(Zyrtec)
Perceived effectiveness
for Perennial Allergy (6 evaluations)
Side effects
Allergies Drowsiness 5 more
How many evaluations
7
Tried for
Perennial Allergy (21)
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Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Perceived effectiveness
for Insomnia (5 evaluations)
Side effects
Dry mouth Balance problems 5 more
How many evaluations
11
Tried for
Insomnia (9) Pain (8)
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Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Perceived effectiveness
for Depressed mood (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Drowsiness Sex drive (libido) decreased 1 more
How many evaluations
7
Tried for
Depressed mood (10) Pain (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (7 evaluations)
Side effects
Anorgasmia Chronic constipation 6 more
How many evaluations
7
Tried for
Pain (10)
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Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (10 evaluations)
Side effects
Constipation Dizziness 4 more
How many evaluations
11
Tried for
Anxious mood (8) Insomnia (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Singulair)
Perceived effectiveness
for Perennial Allergy (5 evaluations)
Side effects
How many evaluations
5
Tried for
Perennial Allergy (9)
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Treatment name(s)

(Desyrel)
Perceived effectiveness
for Insomnia (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Dizziness Sleepiness
How many evaluations
2
Tried for
Insomnia (8) Depressed mood (2)
1 more
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Treatment name(s)

(Nature's Bounty Melatonin)
Perceived effectiveness
for Insomnia (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Dreams Vivid dreams
How many evaluations
2
Tried for
Insomnia (8)
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Treatment name(s)

(Voltaren Gel)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Stomach upset
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Pain (7)

Data from patients with Perennial Allergy, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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  • Slight
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  • Severe
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  • Mild
  • None

Who has Perennial Allergy on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 11
20s 75
30s 142
40s 127
50s 105
60s 54
70+ 9

Sex

Distribution of sex

79% Female
21% Male
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 217
20-29 years 54
30-39 years 31
40-49 years 11
50-59 years 3
60-69 years 0
70+ years 1

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 345
Not Diagnosed 43

These charts show data from Perennial Allergy patients who have completed their condition history
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