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Unformatted text preview: o Examples include:- Cetirizine Loratidine Cimetidine o Antihistamines can cause drowsiness Steroids o Steroid nasal sprays are effective and safe o Steroids reduce inflammation but may take 2-3 days to become effective o Examples include:- Beconase Decongestants o Decongestants are useful in the treatment of vasomotor rhinitis o There principal mechanism of action relies on its indirect action on the adrenergic receptor system. The vasoconstriction that they produce is believed to be principally an alpha-adrenergic receptor response o Pseudoephedrine is the most commonly known example o There use shouldnt be prolonged as they can cause rebound nasal congestion...
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course ANTHRO 2000 taught by Professor Monicaoyola during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10