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FDA Finds OTC PE Tablet Decongestants Completely Ineffective

For decades manufacturers of cold medications charged consumers premium prices for nasal decongestants they knew were completely ineffective. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Nonprescription Drug Advisory Committee (NDAC) recently informed the FDA that the decongestant phenylephrine, found in many over-the-counter (OTC) cold and flu medications, is no more effective than a placebo. The…