With expert advice on treatments that are right for you, we can help you get out and about whatever the pollen count. From tablets and eye drops to nasal sprays and allergy creams, there are a range of options to choose from. Don’t forget, sometimes you may need more than one treatment to manage multiple symptoms, for example eye drops and a nasal spray!

What pollen allergy do you have?

There are three main types of pollen, tree grass and weed. These are active at different times of year. Tree pollen is usually around late March to mid-May, grass pollen is prevalent mid-May to July and Weed pollen is from the end of June to September. Knowing which type of pollen you’re allergic to can help you be prepared and stocked up with allergy treatment.

Our Three Step Allergy Relief Treatment:

Step 1:

 If you find your allergies mainly affect your nose, try using nasal sprays which can help prevent sneezing.

Why not try:

LloydsPharmacy Hayfever Relief Nasal Spray 200 Does
£7.29

For the treatment and prevention of allergic rhinitis, including hayfever.

Step 2:

If one of your symptoms is dry or itchy eyes, try eye drops. They can help soothe and relieve your symptoms.

Why not try:

LloydsPharmacy Allergy & Hayfever Eye Drops 10ml
£4.79

For the relief and treatment of the eye symptoms of hay fever.

Step 3:

If you regularly get allergies, why not try taking allergy tablets daily to help prevent allergy symptoms occurring.

Why not try:

LloydsPharmacy Hayfever and Allergy Relief 10mg Tablets
£4.29

For relief of – seasonal and perennial allergic rhinitis and chronic nettle rash.

Our Top Tips to reduce your exposure to pollen:

  • When the pollen count is high, try to stay indoors and keep your windows and doors shut
  • Try putting a smear of Vaseline around your nostrils to trap the pollen
  • Wear wrap around sunglasses to protect your eyes
  • It’s best to shower and change your clothes after you’ve been outside to wash any pollen off and avoid walking in freshly cut grass areas
  • You could try pollen filters in your car’s air vents and have them changed every time your car is serviced

Don’t forget to download the Met office app and turn on pollen notifications, so you get notified of the pollen count.