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What medication would be ok to take for nasal congestion while on 13mcg tirosint?

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Dr. Joram Seggev
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
Treat your allergy: The dose of thyroid medication you are on does not limit medications for your nose. Start with irrigating your nose with saline. If your nose is acutely congested, you can use a nasal decongestant such as oxymetazloline (Afrin) for 3-4 days. You need to use a nasal steroid for the long haul. OTC Nasacort (triamcinolone) is available, all others are by prescription. Again, no nasal decongestant beyond 4-5 days.

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Last updated Dec 8, 2016

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