Seasonal Allergy (Allergic Rhinitis) Treatment

Get assessed by your pharmacist for a new prescription to treat Seasonal Allergies.

$39 Per Consultation

Review your symptoms and health history with a pharmacist to receive a new prescription and medication to treat your seasonal allergies, all in one visit.

At Scripted pharmacies, getting care is easy.
Here's how it works.


Book an appointment online or scan a code at the pharmacy


Complete a digital self-assessment form


Meet with a pharmacist in person. If eligible, they’ll prescribe your medication and fill it in the same visit

What are seasonal allergies?

Allergic rhinitis, also called seasonal allergies, is a condition characterized by sneezing, nasal congestion, and itchy and runny nose. It is triggered by exposure to certain foreign substances, such as pollen or pet dander. This exposure causes your immune system to produce antibodies, which then cause a reaction when your body comes into contact with those substances.



Why are allergies important?

Allergic rhinitis affects between 10-30% of the population worldwide. The symptoms are very similar to the common cold, so it can often be assessed incorrectly, causing people to take the wrong medications. Furthermore, allergic rhinitis can negatively impact a person’s quality of life if left untreated.


What you should know

Our platform guides pharmacists to review the answers you provide to the Scripted self-assessment questions to decide if you have seasonal allergies that they can treat appropriately.

We use evidence based guidelines and protocols to ask you the right questions that will assess whether it’s safe for your pharmacist to prescribe or if you should be referred to a doctor, nurse, or specialist.

Seasonal Allergy FAQ's

Seasonal Allergy Symptoms

Common Cold Symptoms

Certain populations have been identified as being at higher risk for having allergic rhinitis, including patients with a family history, male sex, being born during pollen season, being a firstborn, and exposure to indoor allergens, such as dust. Additionally, allergic rhinitis is present more frequently in patients with certain other conditions, including asthma and eczema. 

Allergic rhinitis symptoms can be managed in the following ways:

  • Showering before bed to avoid pollen from getting onto sheets
  • Closing windows during pollen season
  • Changing your clothes when coming inside
  • Using a dryer rather than drying clothes on a clothesline outdoors


Additionally, there are many medications available for the management of allergic rhinitis:

  • Nasal saline sprays and irrigations
    • Help with mild symptoms and works by washing allergens out of nasal passages
  • Steroid nasal sprays
    • Most effective maintenance therapy, has minimal side effects, and is the best option for nasal congestion
  • Oral antihistamines
    • Best for itching, sneezing, and runny nose
  • Antihistamine nasal sprays
    • Can help with nasal congestion
  • Combination medications
    • Helpful for patients who do not sufficiently respond to therapy with one agent

Generic Medication Name

Medication Strength

Brand Medication Name

Do I need a prescription?


32 mcg



Fluticasone propionate

50 mcg

Flovent, Flonase


Fluticasone furoate

27.5 mcg



Mometasone furoate

50 mcg



Triamcinolone acetonide

55 mcg

Nasacort, Allernaze







50 mcg




42 mcg



Can I be seen through Scripted for my Seasonal Allergies?

Most adults with allergic rhinitis can be seen through Scripted for a consultation and prescriptions if necessary. Many allergy medications are sold over the counter, but when they are not enough to help resolve symptoms, a prescription may be necessary. Review the eligibility summary below to see if you are a candidate or if you should be seen by a doctor:

Common Season Allergy Symptoms include:

  • Sneezing
  • Runny nose
  • Postnasal drip
  • Itchy nose/eyes


  1. DeShazo R, Kemp S. Allergic rhinitis: Clinical manifestations, epidemiology, and diagnosis. In: Post TW, ed. UpToDate. UpToDate; 2021. Accessed August 26, 2021. 
  2. Allergy Statistics. American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology. Accessed August 26, 2021.
  3. Sexton D, McClain M. The common cold in adults: Diagnosis and clinical features.In: Post TW, ed. UpToDate. UpToDate; 2021. Accessed August 26, 2021. 
  4. Hackensack Meridian Health. Have allergies? 6 Signs you should see a doctor. May 12, 2021. Accessed August 26, 2021.
  5. DeShazo R, Kemp S. Pharmacotherapy of allergic rhinitis. In: Post TW, ed. UpToDate. UpToDate; 2021. Accessed August 26, 2021. 

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