Non-allergic rhinitis

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What is non-allergic rhinitis?

Vasomotor rhinitis is a non allergic condition that involves a constant runny nose, sneezing, and nasal congestion that is not caused by an infection or allergy. The exact cause is unknown but may be triggered by irritants to the nose.

Common symptoms reported by people with non-allergic rhinitis

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, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with non-allergic rhinitis

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
Tried for
non-allergic rhinitis (5)
Treatment name(s)

(NeilMed Sinus Rinse)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
5
Tried for
non-allergic rhinitis (5)
Treatment name(s)

(Dymista)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
non-allergic rhinitis (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Flonase Nasal Spray)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
non-allergic rhinitis (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
pain (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Percocet)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
pain (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
pain (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Celebrex)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Valium)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
anxious mood (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
pain (2)

Data from patients with non-allergic rhinitis, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with non-allergic rhinitis

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for non-allergic rhinitis (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
non-allergic rhinitis (5)
Treatment name(s)

(NeilMed Sinus Rinse)
Perceived effectiveness
for non-allergic rhinitis (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
non-allergic rhinitis (5)
Treatment name(s)

(Dymista)
Perceived effectiveness
for non-allergic rhinitis (2 evaluations)
Side effects
bad taste in mouth chest tightness 1 more
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
non-allergic rhinitis (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Flonase Nasal Spray)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
non-allergic rhinitis (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
constipation itching
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
pain (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Percocet)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
chronic constipation constipation
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
pain (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
itching
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Celebrex)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
abdominal pain indigestion
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Valium)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
anxious mood (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (2)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with non-allergic rhinitis, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has non-allergic rhinitis on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 13
30s 36
40s 36
50s 26
60s 18
70+ 15
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 18
20-29 years 13
30-39 years 8
40-49 years 11
50-59 years 3
60-69 years 3
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 58
Female 88

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 72
Not Diagnosed 11

These charts show data from non-allergic rhinitis patients who have completed their condition history
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