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Is fluticasone propionate nasal spray a decongestant for your sinuses?

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Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Not really: Fluticasone is a nasal steroids spray that works to decrease the allergic inflammation in one's nose and subsequently decreased one's nasal allergy symptoms. A decongestant, for example pseudphed, is a vaso constrictor, that shrinks blood vessel that ultimately shrinks the nasal mucosa.
Answered on Oct 19, 2018

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