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INTRODUCTION Fluticasone propionate aqueous nasal spray, a new topical corticosteroid preparation, is effective when given as 200 micrograms once daily in patients (> 12 years of age) with seasonal allergic rhinitis. STUDY OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy and safety of fluticasone proprionate aqueous nasal spray in children aged 4 to 11 years with(More)
In a double-blind, multicenter study, we compared the effects of SCH 434 (Claritin-D; Schering Corp., Kenilworth, N.J.), a new sustained-release, combination antihistamine/decongestant medication, with the effects of its individual components and placebo in 435 patients with seasonal allergic rhinitis. SCH 434 contains 5 mg of loratadine, a nonsedating(More)
The efficacy of intranasal fluticasone propionate 200 micrograms once daily or 100 micrograms twice daily in treating perennial allergic rhinitis was evaluated in a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of 24 weeks' duration in 365 patients. Clinician-rated and patient-rated total nasal symptom severity scores were improved within 1 week of(More)
BACKGROUND Although inhaled glucocorticoids are recommended for all stages of persistent asthma, compliance with long-term therapy is often poor, leading to significant morbidity and mortality. A simplified, once-daily dosing regimen may foster improved compliance. OBJECTIVE To compare the efficacy and safety of once-daily (AM) administration of(More)
Intranasal fluorocarbon anticholinergic agents have been used to treat the nasal hypersecretion of perennial non-allergic rhinitis, but chronic use has been restricted either due to the potential for systemic anticholinergic adverse events or due to the irritating properties of the fluorocarbon metered dose formulations. This study evaluates a new aqueous(More)
To study the long-term safety and effectiveness of ipratropium bromide nasal spray 0.03% in the treatment of nonallergic perennial rhinitis, we administered this medication for 1 year in an open-label trial involving 285 patients. Our intention was to maintain the highest protocol dose possible to gain a clearer picture of the long-term side effect profile(More)
This study was designed to compare the efficacy and safety of loratadine and astemizole for the treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis. A total of 167 adult patients with seasonal allergic rhinitis was enrolled in a randomized double-blind, parallel group study. Patients were treated once daily for 2 months during a spring allergy season. Both treatment(More)
The objective of this study was to compare the efficacy and safety of Claritin-D 24 Hour (once daily) with that of Claritin-D 12 Hour (twice daily) and placebo in the treatment of patients with seasonal allergic rhinitis (SAR). In this double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicenter study, 469 patients with moderate-to-severe SAR symptoms were treated for 2(More)
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