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Perrenial rhinitis

J Percodani, S Doussau-Thuron, A Didier
The diagnosis of allergic rhinitis (AR) in children is mainly based upon history which leads to distinguish between seasonal (periodic or intermittent) pollinic AR and perrenial (permanent or chronic) AR. The consequences of an AR can be severe with major nasal discomfort, repercussion on quality of life and school attendance, and impact on facial bone growth. In addition it can be complicated by asthma. Specific desensitization is the only treatment which may modify the immune response towards allergens. However it must be compared with the other treatments including local or general antihistaminic drugs and intranasal corticosteroids, the choice resting upon the severity of the symptoms, the respiratory repercussion, and the age of the child...
August 2002: Archives de Pédiatrie: Organe Officiel de la Sociéte Française de Pédiatrie
J Day, T Carrillo
BACKGROUND: Intranasal corticosteroids, such as budesonide and fluticasone propionate, are widely prescribed in the treatment of perennial allergic rhinitis. Once daily budesonide dry powder and fluticasone propionate aqueous suspension have been found to provide similar efficacy in controlling symptoms of perennial allergic rhinitis. OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to assess the efficacy and safety of treatment with once daily budesonide aqueous nasal spray...
December 1998: Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
S Chyrek-Borowska, Z Siergiejko, B Południewska
The efficacy and safety of Horacort in the treatment of patients with asthma and allergic rhinitis were assessed. The studies were carried out on the group of 47 patients, 32 with mild to moderate bronchial asthma and 15 patients suffering from allergic seasonal or perrenial rhinitis. The asthmatic patients after two weeks run-in period were treated with Horacort (2 puffs bd) during eight weeks. Following randomly selected 16 persons were treated with Pulmicort and other 16 persons took placebo. Patients suffering from allergic rhinitis after one week run-in period were treated with Horacort (2 puffs bd) during four weeks and following with placebo during a next month...
1994: Pneumonologia i Alergologia Polska
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