decongestant


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decongestant

1. relieving congestion, esp nasal congestion
2. a decongestant drug
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Often the patient doesn't mention a nasal decongestant when listing his medications, because it's over-the-counter.
And decongestants like Sudafed, though popular, have drawbacks.
The study found that women who took decongestants in their second or third trimesters had a roughly 58 percent less risk of preterm delivery compared to women who didn't use decongestants during their pregnancy.
Decongestants and menthol both help to reduce the swelling in the nose and allow the sinuses to drain.
Antihistamines are often combined with a decongestant to relieve nasal pressure.
Federal prosecutors obtained a first-in-the-nation judgment in April against a California convenience store owner who bought large amounts of decongestants that could be used to make methamphetamine.
The decongestant rubs for babies often help, but check for any age restrictions before using them.
They work well as decongestants but may also have a direct effect on the cold virus.
Most patients with sinusitis that is caused by bacteria can be treated successfully with antibiotics used along with a nasal or oral decongestant.
Decongestant (dee-con-JEST-ant) medicines can reduce the swelling.
The drug contained 44 milligrams of the decongestant ephedrine, 60 mg of caffeine, and 100 mg of theophylline, an asthma medication.
A: To help relieve the congestion, swelling and blocked nose, your local pharmacist can give you decongestant tablets or a decongestant nasal spray which will help ease your discomfort.