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Pain Killers Pain Killers DECONGESTANTS A blocked nose makes it difficult to get through the day, so add decongestants to your stock.
While over-the-counter medications like antihistamines, decongestants and nasal sprays can help, Peters cautions against overusing them.
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.
But relief provided by nasal spray decongestants comes at a price: the risk of rebound congestion caused by overuse and, for some people, a vicious cycle of overuse and dependence that feels like an addiction.
And decongestants like Sudafed, though popular, have drawbacks.
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.
Growth has been driven by cold treatments and particularly decongestants, which have registered annual value growth rates of 17% and 19.
Decongestants and antihistamines have been linked to the deaths of 123 children, mostly infants, since 1969, according to FDA data.
Nasal decongestants, in spray or pill form, shrink the nasal membranes and can be extremely helpful to chronic sufferers.
After months of taking decongestants, Gayle visited her GP, who prescribed a steroid nasal spray.
I have heard that some decongestants and cold medications can raise one's blood pressure.
Nasal decongestants can become ineffective and can lead to dependency if used for a long time.