Putting pseudoephedrine behind the counter might reduce diversion to meth labs, but it leaves people with congestion

  Putting pseudoephedrine behind the counter might reduce diversion to meth labs, but it leaves people with congestion.

  Many OTC products have been reformulated with phenylephrine.

  We know that TOPICAL phenylephrine works very well for nasal congestion.  But there is no good proof that ORAL phenylephrine in the currently available 10 mg dose is effective.

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