decongestant


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a drug that decreases pulmonary congestion

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Nasal decongestant agent application was performed using oxymetazoline hydrochloride nasal spray (Iliadin 0.05% 10 mL spray, MERCK Selbstmedikation GmbH, Darmstadt, Germany License and Palmer Pharmaceuticals Inc.) three times in both nasal cavities after the diagnosis.
However, spray decongestants are only meant for short-term use--using them for any longer than three days or so can result in tolerance, which means you need to use them more often to gain relief from congestion.
* decongestant-combination products, which contain a pain reliever and a decongestant
Ephedrine is a central nervous system stimulant used to treat breathing problems (as a bronchodilator), nasal congestion (as a decongestant), low blood pressure problems (orthostatic hypotension), or myasthenia gravis.
Nostrilla Nasal Decongestant was sold throughout the US in retail outlets and pharmacies.
Very few drugs relieve a symptom as speedily as an over-the-counter decongestant nasal spray clears a stuffy nose.
"My head was clogged and I was always tired." Much of her dance life was spent on Claritin-D, a combination decongestant and antihistamine that brought her symptoms into line, though she admits the decongestant made her a bit jittery.
* If your nose is still stuffed up or you're still coughing, add an oral decongestant like pseudoephedrine (Sudafed) or a cough suppressant like dextromethorphan (Vicks 44 Cough Relief).
decongestant, which are commonly used for nasal blockage and also found in certain eye drops to treat allergies, can increase blood pressure because they cause constriction of vessels and rise in heart rate.
Decongestant tablets help as long as they are not taken every day as they can be addictive.
In terms of patient management, assessment and follow-up, guidelines need to be carefully considered for each type of condition as does the finer details of legislation relevant to the use of different drugs in eye brighteners, decongestants, decongestant / topical antihistamines, and oral antihistamines, as well as mast cell stabilisers.
Zyrtec-D, an antihistamine and nasal decongestant combination drug, has been on the market since 2001 as a prescription drug, but its new over-the-counter (OTC) status should make it more available to allergy sufferers who previously could not afford it.
Sales of prescription-strength Zyrtec and Zyrtec-D, a formulation with a decongestant, rose 15% to $1.6 billion last year, accounting for about 3% of Pfizer Inc.'s (New York) revenue.
About 550 full-time positions will be eliminated at the Manati plant, which makes Nasonex, an allergy spray, and Afrin, an over-the-counter decongestant. A further 50 jobs will be cut at a plant in Las Piedras, Puerto Rico, which will continue to operate, employing 475 people.