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Health Tip: Trying to Unclog That Stuffy Nose?

Posted 12 Dec 2016 by Drugs.com

-- Over-the-counter decongestants can spell relief from a stuffy nose, but it's important to use them properly to avoid side effects. The American Academy of Family Physicians advises: Read and follow package instructions. Do not take more than the recommended dose. Check with your doctor to make sure an OTC decongestant is safe to take with your other meds. Don't take more than one decongestant at a time. Call your doctor or pharmacist if you have questions. Read more

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St. Renatus, LLC Announces FDA Approval of Kovanaze (tetracaine HCl and oxymetazoline HCl) Nasal Spray for Use in Dentistry

Posted 1 Aug 2016 by Drugs.com

FORT COLLINS, Colo., July 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ – St. Renatus, LLC, a privately held company based in Fort Collins, Colorado, is pleased to announce it received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval on June 29, 2016 for its first product, a new dental anesthetic, Kovanaze (tetracaine HCl and oxymetazoline HCl) Nasal Spray. This is the first product that allows for dental anesthesia to be administered through a nasal spray without using a needle. "For more than 100 years, the dental industry has delivered dental anesthesia using a needle injection. Now, through the efforts of a dedicated team, we have developed a revolutionary needle-free method for delivering pulpal anesthesia," said Steve Merrick, St. Renatus' CEO. Kovanaze is intended for use in dentistry as a topical anesthetic, delivered in the nasal cavity to achieve pulpal (tooth nerve) anesthesia for the ... Read more

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