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Doctor insights on: How Long Should I Keep Using Rhinolast Nasal Spray

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How long should I keep using rhinolast nasal spray?

How long should I keep using rhinolast nasal spray?

Seasonally: Are you taking it for seasonal allergies? If yes, take it as prescribed during seasons when you have allergies. You don't need to take it at times of year when you don't have allergy symptoms. Rhinolast controls allergy symptoms but it doesn't cure them so if you stop it during allergy season, your allergies will come back. If you have allergies all year round, you'll need to take it all year. ...Read more

Dr. John McClay
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Nasal Spray (Definition)

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Can I take an additional oral antihistamine with Azelastine nasal spray? For chronic rhinitis, I find the affects of the spray wear off after 5 hours

Can I take an additional oral antihistamine with Azelastine nasal spray? For chronic rhinitis, I find the affects of the spray wear off after 5 hours

Yes: There is no problem in using both. Have you tried a combination with both a nasal steroid and nasal azelastine? Consider seeing an allergist. ...Read more

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Can i take afrin nasal spray and azelastine around the same time? Have cold and want afrin for stuffy nose. Want azelastine for post nasal drip.

Can i take afrin nasal spray and azelastine around the same time? Have cold and want afrin for stuffy nose. Want azelastine for post nasal drip.

Yes: You can safely use afrin twice a day for 3-5 days without any prolonged harmful effects i.e. Rebound congestion. This would actually allow improved delivery of Astelin to your nasal passages when they are swollen. ...Read more

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What long term effects of using nasal spray over several years are common?

What long term effects of using nasal spray over several years are common?

Spray saline : Spray saline into your nostrils frequently to flush out allergens and irritants. You will get the best care in a long term relationship with a provider who knows you over time. Discuss this with that provider. ...Read more

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How long do I have to wait after using a nasal spray for me to blow my nose?

How long do I have to wait after using a nasal spray for me to blow my nose?

10-15 min: I assume the spray is a decongestant. Wait at least 10-15 minutes for the medcine to "soak in". Then you can blow your nose gently. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how long will my dependence on nasal spray last after i stopped using it for good?

Nasal spray: I assume you are talking about an over the counter decongestant nasal spray? The effect will usually wear off in a few weeks. Prescription nasal sprays on the other hand do not cause dependence but your nasal symptoms will recur if you stop it. ...Read more

Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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Azelastine (Definition)

Azelastine is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more


Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

NaSal is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more