Pharmacological treatment options for allergic rhinitis and asthma.

  title={Pharmacological treatment options for allergic rhinitis and asthma.},
  author={Eli O. Meltzer},
  journal={Clinical and experimental allergy : journal of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology},
  volume={28 Suppl 2},
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The inflammatory response that results in allergic rhinitis and asthma is complex and involves numerous cell types, such as lymphocytes, mast cells, and eosinophils, and mediators, such as histamine, arachidonic acid metabolites, toxic proteins, and cytokines. Therefore, many different classes of pharmacological agents, acting at various discrete points, can influence the symptoms induced by this process. The various classes of agents include antihistamines, decongestants, anticholinergics… CONTINUE READING