What is allergic rhinitis?

Allergic rhinitis is seasonal or year-round itching, sneezing, runny nose, nasal congestion, and sometimes conjunctivitis, caused by exposure to pollens or other allergens

How do members experience allergic rhinitis?

Top 5 symptoms reported by people with allergic rhinitis*

*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.

Top treatments taken by people for allergic rhinitis*

*Data from patients with allergic rhinitis, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.

Compare treatments taken by people with allergic rhinitis*

Treatment
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment

(Singulair)
Perceived effectiveness
for allergic rhinitis (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
allergic rhinitis (10)
Treatment

(Zyrtec)
Perceived effectiveness
for allergic rhinitis (5 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
5
Tried for
allergic rhinitis (8)
Treatment

(Astelin)
Perceived effectiveness
for allergic rhinitis (5 evaluations)
Side effects
bitter taste
Total evaluations
5
Tried for
allergic rhinitis (6)
Treatment

(Claritin)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
allergic rhinitis (3)
Treatment

(Clarinex)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
allergic rhinitis (1)

*Data from patients with allergic rhinitis, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.

Who has allergic rhinitis on PatientsLikeMe?

Age

Age Proportion # of patients
<20 3
20s 89
30s 239
40s 335
50s 331
60s 243
70+ 122

Distribution of sex

Sex

Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 352
Female 1,002