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a drug that decreases pulmonary congestion

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Out of other 25 patients taking oral antihistamine, nasal decongestants and mast cell stabilizers 50% showed good results, 35% showed satisfactory results and 15% showed poor results.
Assuming there is no underlying cause, I recommend you stop using your decongestant.
The product is formulated to block all commonly known methods of making methamphetamine, while still delivering full decongestant benefits to consumers.
Decongestants do not solve the problem that prompts their use, except in the case of a transient cold.
And caffeine will only make you more tense if you are taking a decongestant already.
Yet Hernandez said more research is needed to see if there is an actual cause and effect relationship between decongestant use and preterm birth and if so, what element in the decongestant is producing this outcome.
Because we found no benefit for any of the studied interventions [using antihistamines or decongestants] for any of the outcomes measured and we found harm from the side effects of the interventions, we recommend that practitioners not use antihistamines, decongestants, or antihistamine/ decongestant combinations to treat otitis media with effusion in children," said Dr.
Because we found no benefit for any of the studied interventions for any of the outcomes measured and we found harm from the side effects of the interventions, we recommend that practitioners not use antihistamines, decongestants, or antihistamine/decongestant combinations to treat otitis media with effusion in children," wrote the researchers, who were led by Dr.
Pediatric acetaminophen formulations, such as Tylenol or drugstore brands, or decongestants for children, also may be helpful for youngsters who are very prone to pain, though the most helpful strategy may simply be to rouse them for the descent, said Ermshar.
ALL decongestants (but not antihistamines) available by prescription or over-the-counter EXCEPT Coricidin-HBP may elevate blood pressure.
Decongestants and cough suppressants often provide little relief for children under 12, prompting many parents to try alternatives such as the popular herbal remedy echinacea (Echinacea spp.
Decongestants and menthol both help to reduce the swelling in the nose and allow the sinuses to drain.
Decongestants can help open stuffed nasal passages; antihistamines may dry a runny nose.
However, because decongestants can increase heart rate, they are contraindicated in patients with hypertension, cardiac arrhythmias, or other cardiac conditions.
Oral and topical nasal decongestants result in a statistically significant improvement in subjective symptoms of nasal congestion and objective nasal airway resistance in adults' common colds (strength of recommendation [SOR]: A, based on randomized controlled trials).