Do allergy medicines really work?
Why don't allergy medications work? According to physicians, it could be due to 3 reasons (a) the wrong diagnosis, (b) cutting corners on medication, and (c) wrong medication. But there is a 4th reason which most allergists won't mention. Most medications have a very low efficacy rate, i.e success rate compared to placebo. According to Sacks et. al in The Journal of Clinical Allergy and Immunology Vol 123, (2) pp S155, 2009, Flonase only improved symptoms by 20% compared to placebo which was 9 %!!!!!!! For more information and options for treating your seasonal allergy please visit www.allergosrx.com