Diagnosis & Disease Information

Sinonasal Outcome Test Validated for Endoscopic Sx

Statistical and measurement evidence validates the comparison of the 22-item Sinonasal Outcome Test (SNOT-22) responses or scale scores before and after endoscopic sinus surgery to quantify changes in symptoms and dysfunctions in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis.

Ranbaxy Recalls OTC Allergy Medication

Ranbaxy has announced a voluntary recall of 29,790 blister packs of an over-the-counter (OTC) allergy medication in the U.S. after an unacceptable number of blister defects were identified.

FDA Approves OTC Nasacort 24hr Allergy Spray

The FDA has approved Nasacort (triamcinolone acetonide; Sanofi Aventis) Allergy 24hr nasal spray as an over-the-counter (OTC) treatment for seasonal and perennial nasal allergies in adults and children 2 years of age and older.