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A 35-year-old male asked:

I have been prescribed dexarhina nasal spray for upper respiratory infection, but it does nothing for my stuffy nose, can i replace it with otrivin?

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
Well: I presume that dexrhina contains Dexamethasone which should not be used for infection and would not be expected to work. I also presume the Otrivin is a nasal decongestant which can be used but should be limited to no more than 5 days .
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