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Farmington, MO
A 19-year-old female asked:

I have bronchitis and have taken methypredisolone along with afrin for congestion. can i take flonase or budesonide nasal spray for runny nose?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
Yes: Nasal steroid takes several days to get optimal results . Afrin should not be used for more than 5 days else you may end up with even more nasal congestion (rebound). Methylprednisolone is not usually indicated for bronchitis. If chronic this may be asthma. Consider seeing an allergist.
Last updated Oct 6, 2015

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