Millions of Americans in pursuit of a remedy for stuffy nose and sinus pressure turn to over the counter (OTC) nasal sprays because of their quick action, availability and presumed safety.
But did you know prolonged use of topical nasal decongestants (TNDs) often leads to addiction?
Case in Point: A 32-year-old male was referred to me because of complaints of chronic nasal blockage. The patient suspected his problem was hay fever (allergic rhinitis). During the interview, he revealed that a year...
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In this entry, I would like to discuss some recent findings on the association with "rhinitis" - inflammation of the nasal passages that... Read more »
Allergic Rhinitis (Hay Fever) affects about 30 million people in America and has increased in prevalence over the last 25 years. Allergy... Read more »
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Generic Name: PHENYLEPHRINE - ORALPronounced: (FEN-il-EF-rin)Triaminic Cold-stuffy Nose Oral Uses Phenylephrine is used for the temporary relief... Read more »