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Medicine For Nasal Overdose
???: I'm not sure what this medication is and can't find it in any books...Do you mean nasal saline? If so, you can't really overdose on it since it's just salt water. Swallowing too much of it can, rarely, affect one's blood pressure and body water volume if there are known heart problems. ...Read more
Can cause serious damage by picking your noset till it bleeds. I used to drugs 15 yrs ago but as it heals it blocks my nasal passagrs do I pick it.
Possibly: Overdosing is technically speaking when you take more of a medicine than is prescribed. If you mean, can you get a serious medical complication from overuse, the answer is that it is possible, but uncommon. Overuse of nasal decongestants like afrin can lead to insomnia, increased heart rate and nervousness. Risk of more serious side effects higher if you have hypertension or heart disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Any medicine to eleminate mucus. I have nasal mucus. Caught cold 2 weeks ago but mucus still remains. Any cure.
What kind?: and whether you exceeded the dosage or the duration? At any rate no harm done, just revert to your regular schedule, or discontinue the medicine if you're done with the recommended time, take care ...Read more
Start naturally: Begin with performing nasal saline irritations (not just spray) t least once daily. These an be found at any drugstore. If this doesn't help much, see an ENT or your primary care provider for nasal antihistamine spray. If that doesn't do the trick, you may need to talk with a sub-specialist and consider allergies. ...Read more
Get evaluation: Nasal polyps can be caused by several different things, and depending on what, they respond differently. Some can shrink with medication and others require surgery, so the best thing is to see an otolaryngologist (ENT) for a full evaluation and discussion of the treatment options. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Polyps: If they are due to allergies, treat the allergies, consider allergen immunotherapy. Depending on their extent, antileukotrienes may help, such as singulair (montelukast) and zyflo cr. Newer evidence shows that xolair may also help improve them, along with asthma and nasal allergies. I would highly recommend you see an allergist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you recommend actual medicine for nasal allergies that i can buy at pharmacy. I am in terrible health now. Kindly help me!
Antihistamine: Over the counter antihistamines can provide relief of nasal congestion, and drainage that is caused by allergies. They can also provide some symptomatic relief from a runny nose from a cold. A nasal saline flush can also provide some relief. If you have a sinus infection and not just allergy symptoms antibiotics may be needed. ...Read more
Pseudoephedrine: Decongestants work best for nasal congestion, and there is only one over the counter medication that works well for this problem, and that is pseudoephedrine. This medication is only available by asking the pharmacist. Nasal steroid sprays are the most effective medication for childhood allergies, in children over the age of 2, when medications are needed on a regular basis. ...Read more