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Condition: Stuffy Nose
1/2/2009 8:03:42 AM

Reviewer: rosemary, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
did not stop stuffy nose

Condition: Stuffy Nose
12/26/2008 9:45:44 AM

Reviewer: jn5289, 65-74 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Substantially reduced my sinus congestion without the side effects of sudafed. No problems with cognitive functioning or irritability as usually goes with meds such as this one. Good product; I would buy it again.

Condition: Stuffy Nose
12/9/2008 11:00:42 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This drug does absolutely nothing for me for colds/flus. Sigh. I miss the old Nyquil/Dayquil combination with Pseudophedrine!!! (Or Contact - or even being able to purchase an effective cold medicine without having to worry if "the pharmacy is open".

Condition: Stuffy Nose
9/14/2008 11:43:19 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I am a contact wearer and most cold medications dry my eyes out and give me jet lag (drowsey) feelings...I like this Medication because I'm still alert and able to function and it doesn't dry out my contacts.

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

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