decongestant


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decongestant

1. relieving congestion, esp nasal congestion
2. a decongestant drug
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Assuming there is no underlying cause, I recommend you stop using your decongestant.
Against that backdrop, Westport Pharmaceuticals recently introduced Zephrex-D, a tamper resistant pseudodephedrine-based decongestant, in St.
Nostrilla Nasal Decongestant was sold throughout the US in retail outlets and pharmacies.
Very few drugs relieve a symptom as speedily as an over-the-counter decongestant nasal spray clears a stuffy nose.
And caffeine will only make you more tense if you are taking a decongestant already.
Washington, Aug 31 (ANI): The results of a new study indicate that the use of over-the-counter decongestants during pregnancy cuts the risk of premature births.
The decongestant may be supplemented with a 4% lidocaine topical anesthetic, to reduce the discomfort associated with object retrieval--and, possibly, make the procedure less stressful for patient, family, and physician.
Wyeth's Dimetapp Decongestant Infants' Drops and J&J's Tylenol Concentrated Infants' Drops were among 14 drugs withdrawn, prior to a review this week by advisers to the Food and Drug Administration of their safety and effectiveness.
They charged that drug companies, out of greed, were refusing to replace the pseudoephedrine in their cold medicines, a methamphetamine precursor, with the decongestant phenylephrine, which is useless in producing meth.
The Combat Methamphetamine Act of 2005, which trumps laws that had already been passed in many states, made stores move their cold medicines containing the decongestant pseudoephedrine -- which can be extracted and used to make methamphetamine -- behind the counter, limit the amount that consumers can purchase and require purchasers to present photo identification.
Because we found no benefit for any of the studied interventions [using antihistamines or decongestants] for any of the outcomes measured and we found harm from the side effects of the interventions, we recommend that practitioners not use antihistamines, decongestants, or antihistamine/ decongestant combinations to treat otitis media with effusion in children," said Dr.
Because we found no benefit for any of the studied interventions for any of the outcomes measured and we found harm from the side effects of the interventions, we recommend that practitioners not use antihistamines, decongestants, or antihistamine/decongestant combinations to treat otitis media with effusion in children," wrote the researchers, who were led by Dr.