Hayfever

Hayfever is a very common allergic reaction to various pollens, affecting about 2 in 10 people in NZ.

About Hayfever

Hayfever is very common. It affects about 2 in 10 people in NZ.  It is an allergic reaction to various pollens. 

Symptoms of hayfever include a runny nose, sneezing, itchy eyes and itchy throat. Although not serious, hayfever can make your life miserable. Good preparation and treatment can help, especially for those who have asthma, as it can be worsened by uncontrolled hayfever. 

How can we help?

Our clinicians can offer treatments tailored to you, self-care advice and medical certificate.  

Treatments offered include: 

  • Cetirizine (Zista) 10 mg- 30 tablets or Loratadine (lorafix) 10mg- 30 tabs 
  • Fluticasone nasal spray (Flixonase)- 1 bottle 
  • Olopatadine eye drops (Teva)- 2 bottles