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FDA Warns Using Too Much Of This Can Damage Your Heart

FDA Warns Using Too Much Of This Can Damage Your Heart
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The FDA warns against the recurring use of this common over the counter medication.

The FDA has issued a warning in regards to a popular nasal decongestant, one that could cause heart damage if misused.

Over the counter medications are consumed when experiencing a wide variety of symptoms, whether that’s a common cold, headaches, stomach aches or any type of physical pain. These medications tend to have a fixed spot in our medicine cabinets, with the majority of us believing that they’re safe since they don’t require a doctor’s prescription. But all medicines come with their fair share of risks, especially when used too often.

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Benzedrex, should be used according to its guidelines, which are indicated on its label. Two sprays should be administered in each nostril every two hours and limited to a three day usage.

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