Medication Used for Common Cold Decongestants oxymetazoline hydrochloride Afrin

Medication used for common cold decongestants

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Medication Used for Common Cold
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Decongestants- oxymetazoline hydrochloride (Afrin), phenylephrine hydrochloride (Afrin Childrens, Little Remedies, Neo-synephrine), pseudoephedrine (Sudafed), phenylephrine (Sudafed PE). Expectorants- guaifenesin (Antitussin, Mucinex, Robitussin). Antitussives- dextromethorphan (Delsym), benzonatate (Tessalon Perles). Analgesics- naproxen (Aleve). Anticholinergic Agents- ipratropium bromide (Atrovent). Antihistamines- loratadine (Claritin), cetirizine (Zyrtec) (Arcangelo, Peterson, Wilbur, Reinhold, 2017) References Arcangelo, V. P., Peterson, A. M., Wilbur, V., & Reinhold, J. A. (Eds.). (2017). Pharmacotherapeutics for advanced practice: A practical approach (4th ed.). Ambler, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2018, February 12). CDC Features. Retrieved March 18, 2018, from Fashner, J., Ericson, K., & Werner, S. (2012, July 15). Treatment of the Common Cold in Children and Adults. Retrieved March 21, 2018, from Harvard Health Publishing. (2014, January). Common Cold (Viral Rhinitis). Retrieved March 18, 2018, from
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