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A 41-year-old female asked:

Can i use sudafed while using afrin nasal spray. i just have nasal congestion due to a cold, can i and what would be best to take orally.

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
Yes: Just don't use afrin (oxymetazoline) for more than 5 days or you may end up in worse shape. Sudafed works just well or better than any other otc decongestant.
Last updated Apr 2, 2022

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