Definition A sneeze is a sudden, forceful, involuntary burst of air through the nose and mouth. See also: Allergen Allergic rhinitis Allergy to mold, dander, dust Allergy and asthma resources Common cold Vasomotor rhinitis Alternative Names Sternutation Considerations Sneezing iscaused by irritation to the mucous membranes of the nose or throat. It can be very bothersome, but is generally not a sign of a serious problem. Common Causes Allergy to pollen, mold, dander, dust ( hay fever ) Corticosteroid inhalation (from certain nose sprays) Drug withdrawal Nasal irritants such as dust and powders Virus infections (common cold, upper respiratory tract infections, the flu)
Generic Name: DECONGESTANT SPRAY - NASAL Severe Congestion Nasl Precautions
Before using this nasal decongestant, tell your doctor or
pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to other sympathomimetics (e.g.,
pseudoephedrine); or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain
inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems.
Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
If you have any of the following health problems, consult
your doctor or pharmacist before using this product:
heart/blood vessel disease (e.g., coronary artery
overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism)
high blood pressure
difficulty urinating (due to enlarged prostate)
Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist that
you are using this medication.
Caution is advised when using this drug in children
because they may be more sensitive to the effects of the drug. Check the
Generic Name: GUAIFENESIN/DEXTROMETHORPHAN/DECONGESTANT -
ORAL Mucinex Severe Congest-Cough Oral Uses
This combination medication is used to temporarily treat
sneezing, runny/stuffy nose, and cough caused by allergies, hay fever, the
common cold, or other breathing illnesses. This product is usually not used for
ongoing cough from smoking or long-term breathing problems (such as chronic
bronchitis, emphysema) unless directed by your doctor. Guaifenesin is an
expectorant. It works by thinning and loosening mucus in the airways, clearing
congestion, and making breathing easier. Decongestants treat nasal congestion
by narrowing the blood vessels in the nose. The antihistamine blocks a
substance (histamine) released by allergies and has a drying effect to help dry
up a runny nose.
If you are self-treating with this medication, it is
important to read the package instructions carefully before you start using
this product to be sure it i...
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