Oral decongestants such as pseudoephedrine (Novafed), taken in a dosage of 60 to 120 mg, will reduce nasal congestion within 30 minutes, and the effect persists for up to four hours. Side effects... Oct 19, 2009 · Drug: Neosporin (polymyxin B 5,000units, bacitracin 400 units, neomycin 3.5mg) 2 1/32oz packages will be dispensed. If positive nasal swab for S. aureus, subjects will apply a small amount to anterior nares twice daily for 5 days.
Conclusion: Nasal septal splint does not significantly reduce the adhesions after septoplasty but are effective in reducing the residual deviations. The pain and discomfort are more with the splints. Post operative adhesions are better reduced by nasal irrigation and manual cleaning of the cavities by antibiotic ointments. Introduction:
Using a decongestant nasal spray for more than a few days, however, may itself cause swelling of the sinuses and slow recovery. Saline or salt sprays also may reduce swelling in the sinuses. Placing a warm compress over the infected sinuses, using a steam vaporizer * , or sitting in a warm, steamy bathroom can help as well.