Combination of sedating and non sedating antihistamines
Decongestant medications are OTC products that relieve nasal swelling, pressure, and congestion but do not treat the cause of the inflammation.
OTC antihistamines such as diphenhydramine (Benadryl®), or clemastine (Tavist®) may be used for relieving allergic symptoms of itching, sneezing, and nasal congestion.
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It works best before symptoms become established by stabilizing the nasal membranes and has few side effects.
Pressure and congestion are common symptoms of nasal passage swelling.