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How can nasal congestion and anxiety be treated?

Hello, I use a sleep apnea machine, due to allergies I’m having nasal congestion, making it hard to use the machine because I’m having to breath through my mouth. It triggered an anxiety/ panic attack here it is almost 2 am here in Texas and I’m still up. I’m taking Levcetirizine 5 mg tablets already took, earlier I used my flounaise, I read drinking hot cup of tea or coffee....somewhat helped. Did I make it worse by using all the above oh and of course Vick’s
Mon, 23 Apr 2018
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Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service.
I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

Inadvertently using nasal decongestant. I would suggest you to use Otrivin/Nasivion nasal drop @ 2 drops to each nostrils before using the CPAP and take tablet allegra 180 instead of Levocetrizine. Get well soon.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. BarunBijoy Bhattacharjee
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