Allergy Medication 3-2001

DRUG

DOSE

COST/MONTH

Corticosteroid Nasal Inhalers    
     
Beclomethasone (Beconase ) Adults: 1 – 2 sprays each nostril 2-3x/day

Children (6-12yrs): 1 spray each nostril 2-3/day

$3.00

     
Fluticasone (Flonase ) Adults and Children ( 4yrs): 1 – 2 sprays each nostril daily

$15.00

Antihistamines/Decongestants

DOSE

COST/MONTH

     
Triprolidene 2.5mg + Pseudoephedrine 60mg (Actifed ) Adults: 1 tablet twice every 6 hours as needed

$3.80/100 OTC

     
Chlorpheniramine 8mg + Pseudoephedrine 120mg caps (Deconamine SR )-generic Adults: 1 capsule twice daily as needed

$3.00

     
Brompheniramine 6mg + Pseudoephedrine 60mg

(Bromfed-PD , Dallergy-JR, Ultrabrom PD)-generic

Adults and Children ( 6yrs): 1 capsule twice daily as needed

$2.50

     
Antihistamines

DOSE

COST/MONTH

     
Chlorpheniramine

(Chlor-Trimeton )

Adults and Children ( 12yrs): 4mg at bedtime

$1.00/100 OTC

     
Fexofenadine (Allegra ) AM + Chlorpheniramine 4mg HS

(AM/PM Allergy Pack)

Adults and Children ( 12yrs)

Allegra in the morning

Chlorpheniramine at bedtime

$18.00

     
Fexofenadine (Allegra ) Adults and Children ( 12yrs): 60 mg twice daily

$33.00

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Costs are approximate KP acquisition costs. Prescription costs may vary.