7 Types of Medication That Cause Dry Eyes

Nasal Decongestants

What’s soothing to a stuffy nose may not be so gentle on the eyes. Over-the-counter decongestants are the go-to medicines for easing cold and flu symptoms, hay fever and sinusitis. But like antihistamines, they decrease tear production. Some products on the drugstore shelves combine an antihistamine and a decongestant—a double whammy on the eyes.

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