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 answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Allergy and Immunology 57 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.
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