Those who are new to nasal congestion relief must talk to a naturopathic doctor, say the FDA. (Thinkstock)
*First off, if you are new to nasal congestion relief, you should talk to a naturopathic doctor. Even if it’s not a new cold, you could still benefit from an over-the-counter steroid nasal spray. You could also try the equine steroid nasal spray to get rid of dryness and itching.
Now, for those of you familiar with nasal congestion, you have to give the FDA time to re-evaluate the combination of Vitamin C and NSAID drugs to prevent bronchial pneumonia.
It will likely be in January, according to the FDA. The commercial and compassionate use preparations have already been approved by the agency.
In New York City, the state and City are stockpiling products and administering them in the event of an outbreak.
It could be a year before the results of these tests are available and brought forward.
New Yorkers may wish to try nasal sprays, or a steroid nasal spray, or throat depressants if symptoms persist after ten days of treatment.