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A female asked:

I have been taking oxymetazoline for 3 nights now, and am trying to stay off it to avoid a rebound. i'm still stuffy, can i take it for 2 more nights?

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Dr. Ronald Ward
Specializes in Head and Neck Surgery
Nose spray: Yes. Only patients i seen with rebound have been allergy patients who can through 3-5 bottles a day. Short term usage generally does lead to rebound.
Dr. Philip Miller
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Usually only indicated for 24-72 hrs.st nasal saline lavage and use of OTC Flonase or Nasacort
Dec 16, 2016

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