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    Condition: Stuffy Nose
    5/17/2008 3:45:29 PM

    Reviewer: grandma832, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I am a 75 yr old female with a chronic non-allergic vasomotor rhinitis. I only recently visited an allergist, only to find out I showed NO reaction to any of the 125 allergens for which I was tested! I have used compounds containing Phenylephrine 5 mg until it was removed from the market, and nothing else seems to help. I am getting the most effectiveness from Astelin nasal spray, but sometimes ev ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Stuffy Nose
    5/2/2008 9:04:55 PM

    Reviewer: ddc, 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    This medication has not been helpful whatsoever. I bought the Sudafed maximum strength product, but they should call it minimum strength! Very dissatisfied!

    Condition: Stuffy Nose
    2/28/2008 12:17:53 PM

    Reviewer: KJ, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    This stuff works great. I'm using the cheapo safeway brand called Mucus Relief PE. It dries me out quickly and effectively. The sinus pain and pressure are greatly relieved, though I do have to take it more often than I would like. Every 4 hours or the pain comes surging back. Hopefully with the use of oral antibiotics and this OTC drug I will be rid of this acute sinus infection within a desc ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Stuffy Nose
    2/5/2008 11:17:17 AM

    Reviewer: BILL, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I AM BEING DRUG TESTED FOR A JOB WILL THIS TEST AS AN AMPHETAMINE? WILL THIS CAUSE ME TO FAIL A STANDARD DRUG TEST FOR NURSS?

    Condition: Stuffy Nose
    12/20/2007 7:41:17 PM

    Reviewer:

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    "Rare" severe allergic reaction showed up the next day. I had a rash on my neck that continued to spread up my face and down my back.

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