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Why does the pharmacy put a warning label called for the nose only on prescribe nose spray?

3 doctor answers11 doctors weighed in
Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine 43 years experience
Side effects: If sprayed in the eye, one could cause harm and vision problems. Others would think the medication could be sprayed in the mouth, ear and other unmentionalbe places. There is a need to always be as specific as possible with instructions on the use of medications.
Dr. Andrew Dahl
Ophthalmology 55 years experience
U use it there: It is not meant to be put into your eyes or ears or other orifices in your body.
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 37 years experience
For safety: Reasons, so people do not ingest it or spray it in the throat eyes, ears, or other places.

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Last updated Mar 14, 2019

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