decongestant


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decongestant

1. relieving congestion, esp nasal congestion
2. a decongestant drug
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Based on new evidence from an unnamed source, as well as written testimony from Wiggins' doctor Richard Freeman and his former coach Shane Sutton, the committee said it did not buy the legal decongestant story and believed the team broke its frequently-cited commitment to only use medication for medical purposes.
Topical nasal decongestant sprays (like Afrin) work, too, though should typically be used for only a few days.
Measurements were performed three times: as before topical nasal decongestant agent application, after topical nasal decongestant agent application and six weeks after topical nasal steroid therapy.
Assuming there is no underlying cause, I recommend you stop using your decongestant. Withdrawal can be difficult (discard any remaining spray you have, as the urge to use it may be overwhelming), but hang in there: your stuffy nose should ease after a week or so.
* medicated nasal sprays that contain a decongestant
The following medicines should not be taken while you're breastfeeding, either on their own or in any medicines that contain them: Aspirin: a painkiller Codeine: a painkiller Phenylephrine: a decongestant (for blocked noses) found in some cold medicines Phenylpropanolamine: a decongestant found in some cold medicines Quaifenesin: used to bring up phlegm, found in some cough medicines Any ingredient that produces drowsiness: such as some antihistamines that may be found in decongestants, for example, diphenhydramine.
A strong period for heartburn relief Gaviscon was offset by weak sales of decongestant Mucinex, Strepsils lozenges and some products in the Nurofen range due to "lower incidence" of colds and flu.
It said Ephedrine is a decongestant and bronchodilator.
The restrictions are similar to federal hales governing the sale of cold and allergy medications that contain the decongestant pseudoephedrine, a methamphetamine precursor.
21 October 2011 - US Insight Pharmaceuticals LLC is recalling a batch of 34,092 bottles of Nostrilla Nasal Decongestant nasal spray due to concerns of contamination with the bacteria Burkholderia cepacia.
"Though simple nasal decongestant can be purchased without a medical prescription, unless it is used exactly as directed, people can become addicted to it, increasing their symptoms and destroying sensitive nasal tissue," said Dr Rehan Siddiqui, ENT Specialist, Zulekha Hospital Dubai.