A Multicentre Study to Assess Long-Term Use of Fluticasone Propionate Aqueous Nasal Spray in Comparison With Beclomethasone Dipropionate Aqueous Nasal Spray in the Treatment of Perennial Rhinitis
Once diagnosed, allergic seasonal and perennial rhinitis
are likely to be treated with a combination of medications, including:
Sixty-nine percent of the perennial rhinitis
patients used a nonallergy, nonasthma medication, compared with 48% of those with seasonal allergy.
Forty-five of these patients had seasonal allergic rhinitis, and the other 5 had persistent or perennial rhinitis
Dust mites are a major cause of perennial rhinitis
and asthma throughout the world.
Indoor allergens such as dust mites, cockroaches, animal proteins, and fungi are frequently associated with perennial rhinitis
Also, there is evidence that perennial rhinitis
predisposes patients to asthma (J.
Nonsedating antihistamines have long been a mainstay of therapy for the treatment of perennial rhinitis
, allergic rhinitis, and CRS.
NASONEX Aqueous Nasal Spray had previously been approved in the United States and in all 15 EU countries for the treatment of nasal symptoms of seasonal and/or perennial rhinitis
in adults and children 12 years of age and older.