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Why does trazodone cause nasal congestion?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Trazodone: Anticholinergic effect which causes dryness, constipation, nasal congestion, dry mouth, etc.
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A 32-year-old male asked:

What causes nasal congestion?

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
Neonatology 37 years experience
Inflammation : Anything that is irritating or sets off an allergic reaction by breathing in airborne particles of pollen, pollutants, dust, viral oarticles, etc., trigger an inflammatory process that causes mucosal swelling, irritated nasal passages, and congestion from white cell release of histamines. It can be relieved by removing the irritant, antihistamines, or if chronic, antibiotics to reduce infection
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Dr. John Mcmahan
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 49 years experience
Congestion can also be caused by nasal polyps, a deviated septum, sinusitis, overuse of decongestant nasal sprays and rarely tumors... see an ENT doctor for answers.
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