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.
As a result, these 2 ingredients can quell allergy symptoms without causing the side effects seen with anti-inflammatory, antihistamine, or decongestant drugs.
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.