* If you suffer from a blocked nose, do not use nasal decongestant
indiscriminately as it can trigger rebound rhinitis.
Pseudoephedrine is a readily available OTC nasal decongestant
which alleviates symptoms of nasal congestion via vasoconstriction of nasal blood vessels.4 However, if used in greater dosages, it can result in psychomotor stimulation within the central nervous system owing to its structural similarity with psychostimulant amphetamine.4 We discuss implications of this recall on the drug situation in Pakistan.
To treat seasonal allergies, Dr Taha recommended taking medications such as oral antihistamines, nasal decongestant
sprays, eye drops and a saline nasal rinse.
Platforms such as geospatial targeting and online data targeting through social media channels allow direct access to consumers interested in purchasing O-T-C cough/ cold products such as Ayr Saline Nasal Mist, Ayr Saline Nasal Gel and Benzedrex Nasal Decongestant
Case in point: phenylephrine, marketed as a nasal decongestant
. To understand how phenylephrine (PE) became so popular, we'll have to go backwards a bit, to 1994, when the FDA published a list of nasal decongestant
products that it considered safe and effective.
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.
We frequently recommend ipratropium nasal spray in our office, as it is an effective, non-addictive nasal decongestant
. It is available in 2 strengths, .03% and .06%, and we usually prescribe 2 sprays in each nostril, 2 to 3 times a day, as needed.
"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.
"A nasal decongestant
for some patients may be safe, " he says.
It also included several assorted OTC brands including Coldrex (cold and flu treatment) across the EEA, and Panodil (pain relief), Nezeril (nasal decongestant
), and Nasin (nasal decongestant
) in Sweden.