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What are the long-term effects of atrovent nasal spray ? I have used for 10 yrs. This past yr, I have experienced reduced urine flow. Is it related?

What are the long-term effects of atrovent nasal spray ?  I have used for 10 yrs. This past yr, I have experienced reduced urine flow. Is it related?

Possible: Atrovent (ipratropium) (ipratroprium) has been available for quite a long while. It has a low side effect profile. Although i can't say for sure it very unlikely that after 10 years you will begin to have any secondary effects. Like any anti-cholinergic medicine it can cause urinary retention. This is much more common in men, especially if they have protate hyper trophy. There are other meds you can switch. ...Read more

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How come i get allergy shots n take allegra with atrovent nasal spray in mornings & zyrtec with benydryl n dymista at night, and still have allergies?

Allergies: These treatments only manage the symptoms, they don't cure allergies. Even allergy shots only "immunomodulate" your immune system, helping you respond less brisky to the things you are allergic to. Another couple of treatments you might consider is nasal saline irrigation and nasal steroids if you haven't been on them in the past. ...Read more

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Can Ipratropium Bromide nasal spray help with post-nasal drip? No runny nose or front nasal discharge, just the drip. Not linked to allergy (per ENT)

Can Ipratropium Bromide nasal spray help with post-nasal drip? No runny nose or front nasal discharge, just the drip. Not linked to allergy (per ENT)

Depends: It depends on the cause for the post-nasal drips. If the nasal drips is not linked to nasal stuffiness, sneezing, or runny nose, one needs to consider other causes (sinus infection for example). If your nose and eyes itch, it is likely from allergy which can confirmed by the history and skin testing. One can't tell whether one has an allergic problem by looking at the nose and throat alone. ...Read more

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Rhinocort aqua nasal spray, side effects?

Rhinocort aqua nasal spray, side effects?

Mild typically: Like any nasal cortisone spray, nose bleeds are the most common side effect but these can be limited by proper nasal spray technique. Also, run-off down back of throat can lead to cough and sore throat. At usual doses, the other side effects listed for steroids are very, very uncommon. An allergist or ENT physician can assist in treatment recommendations. ...Read more

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What are the long-term side effects of nasal spray?

What are the long-term side effects of nasal spray?

Nasal spray: Depends on what is being sprayed. Saline none. Nasal decongestants should not be used more than 2 or 3 days at a time or else worsening or more congestion may develop. Nasal steroids safe for long term use. ...Read more

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What side effects can you experience using omnaris nasal spray?

What side effects can you experience using omnaris nasal spray?

Steroid nasal spray: Make sure you use it right,directed away from the midline,towards ear inside the nasal cavity,don't exceed prescribed dose,that way you avoid side effects,usually dryness of the nasal septum and probably nose bleeds, helps if you irrigate nasal cavity with saline prior to use.Other side effects are rare,some are serious, others aren't,usually with long term medically unsupervised use, good luck ...Read more

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What are some side effects of taking steroid nasal spray?

What are some side effects of taking steroid nasal spray?

Nose bleed: Some individuals develop a nose bleed from them. There are rare cases of nasal septal perforation and glaucoma, but generally speaking they are very safe for long term use. ...Read more

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