decongestant

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decongestant

1. relieving congestion, esp nasal congestion
2. a decongestant drug
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The use of nose-drops or a spray containing a decongestant drug restores drainage of the sinuses by reducing inflammation of the mucous membranes.
Over-the-counter antihistamine and decongestant drugs, and a number of prescription medications as well, often compound the mental effects of allergies by causing feelings of drowsiness, difficulty focusing, memory impairment, fatigue, sleep disturbances, and other symptoms.
Although no clinical trials have been performed to test Zarrintan's hypothesis, he believes that it may have many benefits over decongestant drugs if proved to work.