Pollen and Seasonal Allergies

The flowers and budding trees that announce the arrival of spring also announce the arrival of pesky pollen season. Not only does the bothersome yellow dust cover our cars, outdoor furniture, sidewalks and windows, it does a number on people who suffer pollen allergies. The annual pollen invasion isn’t preventable, but the symptoms are treatable in many cases, severe symptoms can be prevented. The pharmacy team at The Pharmacy at the Medical Center has the info you need about the over the counter pollen allergy remedies. Come see us !

Pollen Allergy Symptoms

If you have a pollen allergy, you know the symptoms well:

  • Sneezing
  • Watery or itchy eyes
  • Scratchy throat
  • Runny or stuffy nose
  • Wheezing

Everyone doesn’t get all the symptoms, but one or two are enough to make you miserable. Most of the allergy treatments you find in the pharmacy are antihistamines. In some cases a decongestant may be recommended.

Popular over-the-counter allergy medications include :

  • Allegra,
  • Claritin
  • Flonase
  • Zyrtec
  • Xycal
  • Others

Our pharmacy team is here to help you sort through the many options of over-the-counter medications available to treat allergies and other conditions. Come see us at The Pharmacy at the Medical Center. Don’t forget we have reserved parking for you right outside the main hospital entrance . We are proud to be a popular family pharmacy serving customers from McComb and the entire region.