Spring can come early for allergy sufferers. In many parts of the U.S., trees begin releasing pollen, one of the most common allergy triggers,
in February and continue through May. In southern states, pollen season can begin as early as January.
If pollen and other allergens cause sneezing, runny nose, and itchy, watery eyes for you or a family member, there are things you can do to
The first step is to avoid or reduce your exposure to pollen and other substances that trigger your symptoms. If that’s not enough, you
should talk to your doctor about trying an antihistamine medicine, such as ZYRTEC® (cetirizine HCl), to relieve sneezing, runny nose, and
itchy, watery eyes. If your allergy symptoms are limited to your eyes, allergy eye drops may be an alternate solution.
• ZYRTEC® 10mg provides the fastest 24-hour relief of upper-respiratory allergy symptoms* (Day, 1998 and Day, 2001).1 ZYRTEC®
is available over-the-counter (OTC) at original prescription strength.
• VISINE®-A® provides more powerful relief of red allergy eyes than the leading prescription allergy eye drops. VISINE®-A®
combines an antihistamine with a redness reliever for the relief of itchy, red eyes that starts working in minutes.
Before taking any medicine, be sure to read and follow the label carefully. If you have questions, ask your pharmacist or health care
professional. Before changing or discontinuing use of any prescription medicine, talk to your health care provider.
If you have a flexible spending account (or health savings account), these OTC medicines may be eligible expenses. Talk to your health
The enclosed information sheet offers some additional facts about ZYRTEC® and VISINE®-A® products, as well as coupons for ZYRTEC®
and VISINE®-A® products. You can also visit myhealthyseasons.com for more helpful information about living with allergies, choosing
appropriate medicines, and managing your health care dollars.
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*Among name brand OTC products. Use only as directed. ZYRTEC® is a trademark of UCB Pharma, used under license. VISINE®-A® is a registered trademark of Johnson and Johnson Healthcare Products, a Divison of McNEIL-PPC, Inc. 1 Day, J.H., Briscoe, M., Widlitz, M.D. (May 1998), Cetirizine, loratadine, or placebo in subjects with seasonsal allergic rhinitis: Effects after controlled ragweed pollen challenge in an environmental exposure unit. Journal of Allergy & Clinical Immunology, Vol. 101, Number 5, 638-645. Day, J.H., Briscoe, M., Rafeiro, E., Chapman, D., Kramer, B. (Dec. 2001), Comparative onset of action and symptom relief with cetirizine, loratadine, or placebo in an environmental exposure unit in subjects with seasonal allergic rhinitis: confirmation of a test system, Annals of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology, Vol. 97, 474-481.
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