The body's nasal and sinus membranes have similar responses to viruses, allergic insults, and common bacterial infections. This congestion causes pain and pressure; mucus production increases during inflammation, resulting in a drippy, runny nose.These secretions may thicken over time, may slow in their drainage, and may predispose to future bacterial infection of the sinuses.The role of antihistamines and how they work can be reviewed here.
Researchers believe they may have discovered an explanation for the sleepless nights associated with restless legs syndrome, a symptom that persists even when the disruptive, overwhelming nocturnal ...
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Why such a makeover in the antihistamine/decongestant line of drugs?
First, the FDA reviewed several decades of data regarding phenylpropanolamine and reported a risk of hemorrhagic stroke (bleeding in the brain) especially in women.