nasal decongestant


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Noun1.nasal decongestant - a decongestant that provides temporary relief of nasal symptoms of the common cold and rhinitis and upper respiratory infections
Actifed - trade name for a drug containing an antihistamine and a decongestant; used to treat upper respiratory conditions and minor allergies
decongestant - a drug that decreases pulmonary congestion
Dimetapp - trade name for a drug containing an antihistamine and a decongestant; used to relieve nasal congestion and to treat rhinitis
naphazoline, Privine, Sudafed - vasoconstrictor (trade names Privine and Sudafed) used in nasal sprays to treat symptoms of nasal congestion and in eyedrops to treat eye irritation
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Be aware that medications that you take for flu, such as cough syrup or a nasal decongestant, may contain added sugar.
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We frequently recommend ipratropium nasal spray in our office, as it is an effective, non-addictive nasal decongestant.
Sindwani urges caution in using nasal decongestant sprays, which, if overused, can cause nasal swelling: "Topical decongestants in a chronic situation should be completely avoided, and in the acute setting, you shouldn't use them for more than three days.
Zephrex-D is the only medicine on the market that combines pseudoephedrine, the nasal decongestant pharmacists trust most, with Tarex, our company's patented, advanced methblocking technology," Hemings comments.
The companies said the first shipments of this new store branded product guaifenesin 600mg and pseudoephedrine HCl 60mg extended-release tablets, an expectorant and nasal decongestant indicated to relieve chest congestion in combination with sinus congestion and pressure, started in December 2015.
Although the market leaders are everywhere, there is still a large untapped market in India and Elder is hoping to garner a 7% share of the nasal decongestant market by FY2018.
Items include QlearQuil All Day & All Night 24 Hour Allergy Relief tablets, QlearQuil Nighttime Allergy Relief caplets, QlearQuil Daytime Sinus & Congestion LiquiCaps, QlearQuil Nighttime Sinus & Congestion LiquiCaps and QlearQuil 12-Hour Nasal Decongestant Moisturizing Spray.
00 Figure-1: Pattern of drug abuse among male residents Opiods 6% BZP 13% Anxiolytics 8% Antihistaminics 16% Cough syrups 5% NSAIDS 11% Nasal Decongestant 5% Antacid 5% Multivatimins 6% Nil 25% Note: Table made from pie chart.
Our second patient, a newborn boy, responded well to conservative treatment with a nasal decongestant, lacrimal sac massage, and warm compresses.
Check if the nose is still bleeding after five minutes; a nasal decongestant can be helpful.