Q: Which medicines can I use to help for my stuffy nose?

A: Nasal decongestants work by constricting blood vessels that supply your nasal mucous membranes, especially the wing-like structures on the side-wall of your nose called turbinates. There are two types: pills and sprays. Pills (or liquid oral forms) contain the ingredients pseudoephedrine or phelylephrine. Sudafed is a brand name of one of the major over-the-counter […]