Antihistamines and/or decongestants for otitis media with effusion (OME) in children
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, September 2011
Glenn Griffin, Cheryl A Flynn
This is an update of a Cochrane Review first published in The Cochrane Library in Issue 4, 2006.Otitis media with effusion (OME) is common and may cause hearing loss with associated developmental delay. Treatment remains controversial. The effectiveness of antihistamines, decongestants and antihistamine/decongestant combinations in promoting the resolution of effusions has been assessed by randomized controlled trials.
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