from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A medication or treatment that breaks up congestion, as of the sinuses, by reducing swelling.
- adj. Capable of relieving congestion.
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- n. A drug that relieves congestion, e.g. pseudoephedrine.
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- n. a drug that decreases pulmonary congestion
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Alminova was seventh in the 1500 at the 2010 World Indoor Championships in Doha, Qatar but it was there that she was tested and her blood contained pseudoephedrine, a decongestant which is also a stimulant.
Cashing a check, getting on an airplane, and buying a nasal decongestant are not similarly enshrined in the U.S. Constitution.
I tell her that long warm showers or a humidifier can sometimes make breathing a little easier and help to clear out her sinuses and that she can take a decongestant if the runny nose is really bothering her, but to be careful because many of those medicines can make you drowsy.
She prescribed antibiotics and gave me samples of an antihistamine and decongestant in case it was allergies.
I too am prescribed as freely as any decongestant.
Doctors treat E. coli by focusing on the symptoms: giving patients a decongestant, an antihistamine and a fever medicine, among other options.
Most of the drugs targeted by the latest action are pills using untested combinations of decongestant and cough-suppressing ingredients.
Efforts to limit the availability of pseudoephedrine gained momentum in 2005, when Congress passed the Combat Meth Act, which set limits on sales of the decongestant and two other key ingredients used in meth.
A single dose of a nasal decongestant reduces adults' symptoms by 6% according to a 2007 Cochrane Systematic Review.
Be especially careful with long-acting nasal decongestant sprays.