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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* 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 Inhaler.
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.
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.