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Nasal Drug Delivery

Nasal drug delivery is one of the more overlooked methods of drug administration. Research is just starting to catch up to the widespread prescribing of nasal sprays by physicians. The nasal sprays most patients will be familiar with are things like decongestants for cold symptom relief and antihistamines for relief of allergy symptoms. However there are many other conditions that can be treated with nasally administered medications. History of Nasal…
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Clinical Trial on Intranasal Budesonide

A recent study concluded that budesonide in saline nasal rinse results in improvement of chronic rhinosinusitis symptoms. The study was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery and was conducted by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. The researchers wanted to learn what the effect would be of adding budesonide to a large-volume, low-pressure saline sinus irrigation for patients…
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Treating Allergic Rhinitis from Seasonal Allergies

Spring is the time when people with seasonal allergies usually suffer the most. Seasonal allergies can vary depending on location, but high pollen counts in the Spring and Summer are the cause of many allergy-sufferers sinus symptoms. Allergens during these seasons can cause a condition called allergic rhinitis, which is another name for the familiar runny nose, sneezing, and itching associated with an allergic response. While some people will try…
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Treatment Options for Chronic Sinusitis

What is Chronic Sinusitis? Chronic sinusitis is a common condition in which the sinuses become inflamed and swollen for at least 12 weeks, despite treatment attempts.  This condition interferes with drainage and causes mucus buildup.  Breathing through your nose might be difficult and the area around your face might feel swollen, causing pain.  Chronic sinusitis can be brought on by an infection, by growths in the sinuses (nasal polyps) or…
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