The phenylephrine It is one of the most used drugs against nasal congestion. Available in popular drugs such as Gelocatil or to Aspirin complex this active ingredient helps make the symptoms of the disease more bearable. COMPLAINT or to allergies. However, a recent study by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA by its acronym in English) has denial This is completely assumed efficiency.
It should be seen that in the case of nasal spray products, the phenylephrine Yes, it has a scientifically proven effect on patients. The reason for this difference is according to Format in marketing due, as the scientists explained, to the fact that most of the drug is broken down in the intestine and liver or what is similar, before reaching the bloodstream and having any effect on nose.
However, the FDA has announced that it will pay attention consideration, although no deadlines are established. However, take care of the recommendations provided by the researchers means that the manufacturers of this oral medicine will be forced take it away in the market (giving approx 1.8 billion of the dollars they generate annually, according to FDA data), something that has already been requested from the United States Agency by a citizen petition… Another option is to reformulate the active principle.