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
15
Tried for
Perennial Allergy (15)
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Treatment name(s)

(Zyrtec)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
9
Tried for
Perennial Allergy (9)
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Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
9
Tried for
Pain (9)
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Treatment name(s)

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

(Elavil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
8
Tried for
Insomnia (6) Pain (4)
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Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
7
Tried for
Anxious mood (7)
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Treatment name(s)

(Clarinex)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
7
Tried for
Perennial Allergy (7)
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Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
6
Tried for
Depressed mood (5) Pain (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
Tried for
Pain (5)
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Treatment name(s)

(Nature's Bounty Melatonin)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
5
Tried for
Insomnia (5)

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 (6 evaluations)
Side effects
Disorientation Drowsiness 3 more
How many evaluations
6
Tried for
Perennial Allergy (15)
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Treatment name(s)

(Zyrtec)
Perceived effectiveness
for Perennial Allergy (7 evaluations)
Side effects
Drowsiness Dry throat 3 more
How many evaluations
7
Tried for
Perennial Allergy (9)
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Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (6 evaluations)
Side effects
Anorgasmia Cold sweat 4 more
How many evaluations
6
Tried for
Pain (9)
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Treatment name(s)

(Desyrel)
Perceived effectiveness
for Insomnia (3 evaluations)
Side effects
Dizziness Sleepiness
How many evaluations
4
Tried for
Insomnia (9) Anxious mood (1)
1 more
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Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Perceived effectiveness
for Insomnia (5 evaluations)
Side effects
Balance problems Depressed mood 3 more
How many evaluations
10
Tried for
Insomnia (6) Pain (4)
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Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (4 evaluations)
Side effects
Dizziness Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence) 2 more
How many evaluations
4
Tried for
Anxious mood (7)
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Treatment name(s)

(Clarinex)
Perceived effectiveness
for Perennial Allergy (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Sleepiness
How many evaluations
2
Tried for
Perennial Allergy (7)
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Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Perceived effectiveness
for Depressed mood (5 evaluations)
Side effects
Drowsiness Sex drive (libido) decreased 2 more
How many evaluations
10
Tried for
Depressed mood (5) Pain (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Sleepiness
How many evaluations
3
Tried for
Pain (5)
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Treatment name(s)

(Nature's Bounty Melatonin)
Perceived effectiveness
for Insomnia (4 evaluations)
Side effects
Daytime sleepiness Dreams 2 more
How many evaluations
4
Tried for
Insomnia (5)

Data from patients with Perennial Allergy, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has Perennial Allergy on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 7
20s 74
30s 145
40s 130
50s 120
60s 61
70+ 13

Sex

Distribution of sex

78% Female
22% Male
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 227
20-29 years 58
30-39 years 29
40-49 years 12
50-59 years 3
60-69 years 0
70+ years 2

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 363
Not Diagnosed 42

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