Benzalkonium chloride in nasal decongestive sprays has a long-lasting adverse effect on the nasal mucosa of healthy volunteers.

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Twenty healthy volunteers participated in the present study on the long-term effects of a nasal decongestive spray composed of either a combination of oxymetazoline nasal spray and benzalkonium chloride or of oxymetazoline nasal spray alone. Three months before the present study the participants had undergone treatment with nasal decongestants for 4 weeks… (More)

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@article{Hallen1995BenzalkoniumCI, title={Benzalkonium chloride in nasal decongestive sprays has a long-lasting adverse effect on the nasal mucosa of healthy volunteers.}, author={Hans Hallen and Paul Graf}, journal={Clinical and experimental allergy : journal of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology}, year={1995}, volume={25 5}, pages={401-5} }