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The Nasopharyngeal and Gut Microbiota in Children in a Pedia...
Pediatr Infect Dis J.

The pediatric nasopharyngeal and rectal microbiomes differ in bacterial composition and diversity. The increased...

23 Sep 2020

Microbiological Profile and Antibiotic Sensitivity of 100 Ca...
Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg.

Topical fluoroquinolones can be used as empirical treatment in most cases of bacterial otitis externa. In resistant...

22 Sep 2020

Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo, Dizziness, And Health-...
Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol.

Having problems with dizziness is common among senior citizens where BPPV can be an unrecognized cause of dizziness...

21 Sep 2020

Tolerance of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure After Sinon...
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Both quality‐of‐life and CPAP outcomes improved or remained the same when restarting CPAP immediately...

18 Sep 2020

Patient Education

Simple Tips to Avoid Triggers Causing Allergic Rhinitis

Allergic rhinitis (AR) is a common disease worldwide. In India, around 20-30% of allergic individuals have allergic rhinitis. However, those with AR...

Maintaining Respiratory Hygiene: Cough and Sneeze Etiquettes

Respiratory hygiene is an infection prevention measure to decrease the transmission of respiratory illness like influenza, RSV, whooping cough or com...

Nasal Allergy

This input gives a brief on symptoms, triggers and complications of nasal allergy. Correct usage of nasal spray is also explained.  

Allergic Rhinitis

This document aims to help patients understand the triggers, causes and management options for allergic rhinitis; and also differentiate a common col...

Our Publications

Billargic (Bilastine Oral Solution) Monograph

Bilastine is used in management of Allergic Rhinoconjunctivitis and Urticaria. Tested and trusted World wide by 104 countries. It is approved by...

Intranasal Steroids for Allergic Rhinitis: A Guide for Practitioners

The booklet addresses common queries on the role of intranasal steroids (INCS) in management of allergic rhinitis.

Comprehensive Guide on the Use of Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine (Nasovac-S)

Influenza, one of the most common infectious diseases, is an acute respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. A country like India, apart from...

Allergic Rhinitis- From Beginning to End

Allergic rhinitis is a very common disorder that affects people of all ages, however, peaking inthe teenage years. Considered innocuous, it is...

Key Trials

Montelukast Combined with Antihistaminics Might Benefit Patients with Resistant Allergic Rhinitis

Antihistaminics should be the first choice of treatment in patients with allergic rhinitis (AR). Montelukast should be combined with antihistaminics...

Rapid Onset of Action of Azelastine hydrochloride and Fluticasone propionate Combination Nasal Spray

The combination nasal spray containing azelastine hydrochloride (AZE) and fluticasone propionate (FP) had a more rapid onset of action of 5 mins and...

Evaluating the Safety and Efficacy of Fluticasone Furoate Nasal Spray in Asian Pediatric Patients with Perennial Allergic Rhinitis

Fluticasone furoate was safe and effective in treating Japanese children (age 2 to <15 years) with perennial allergic rhinitis. The medication...

Montelukast Improves Symptom Severity Score in Allergic Rhinitis

Daily dose of 10 mg montelukast resulted in an improvement in the common symptoms of allergic rhinitis (AR). The improvement in symptom severity...

Slide Library

Co-morbidities of Allergic Rhinitis in Children

Allergic rhinitis (AR) is an organ-specific manifestation of allergic disease. It is rarely found in isolation and frequently has numerous...

 
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Allergic Rhinitis – Myths and Facts

Allergic rhinitis (AR) is a very common disease with a steadily increasing prevalence. It has a significant impact on the quality of life with a...

 
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The Association Between Asthma and Allergic Rhinitis (Current Perspective)

Allergic rhinitis (AR) and asthma are both chronic heterogeneous disorders, with an overlapping epidemiology of prevalence, health care costs and...

 
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Newer Advances in Pharmacotherapy of Allergic Rhinitis

Allergic rhinitis (AR) is considered as a major global health problem. Management of AR continues to revolve around allergen avoidance, medications...

 
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Poll

What type of nasal packing do you prefer if direct pressure and silver nitrate cautery fail?
Gauze ribbons
27% (4 votes)
Nasal foam tampons (eg. Merocel, Rhino Rocket)
47% (7 votes)
Nasal balloon tampons (eg. Rapid Rhino)
27% (4 votes)
Total votes: 15