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Doctor insights on: Side Effects Of Otrivin Nasal Spray

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Dr. Kristin Sokol
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Nasal Spray (Definition)

Use of nasal sprays or "drying agents includes using any medication to ...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 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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What are the long-term side effects of Zicam nasal spray?

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

Increased congestion: Many of the Zicam nasal sprays contain nasal decongestants, similar to the afrin brand of nasal sprays. Topical nasal decongestant sprays are safe if used for a short period of time. If used for more than a few days, however, they can cause rebound congestion, which can become more severe than the original reason for using the spray. Never use for more than 3 days straight. ...Read more

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Side effects of sudafed decongestant?

Side effects of sudafed decongestant?

Palpitations, rapid: Heart beat, dryness of mouth, dizziness and at times agitation. It may also cause tiredness/sleepiness in some. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of using Imitrex (sumatriptan) nasal spray?

What are the side effects of using Imitrex (sumatriptan) nasal spray?

Only a few: Triptans can increase blood pressure, and sometimes drowsiness and lethargy follows useage. Triptans do affect size of blood vessels indirectly. Since too frequent or too high dosing over a short period of time can increase risk for heart attacks and/or strokes, doctors limit maximal doses for 24 hrs and 7 days. However, the nasal spray is very quick and effective, and a serious event is rare. ...Read more

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Using low dose afrin for chronic nasal stuffiness. What side effects?

Using low dose afrin for chronic nasal stuffiness. What side effects?

Nasal Stuffiness: Afrin (oxymetazoline) works wonders for stuffiness but the nose can become addicted quickly so it is advised to not use afrin (oxymetazoline) more than three days in a row. See your doc. If you have not been allergy tested that would be helpful. Diet can lead to chronic stuffiness as well. You deserve a good evaluation. ...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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Is there any side effects of ebast-m medicine and furamist az nasal spray?

Is there any side effects of ebast-m medicine and furamist az nasal spray?

No: I would venture to guess that elast-m is an antihistamine spray and furamist is a fluticasone nasal spray. If so, they may actually work synergistically. The ebast-m may cause drowsiness and excessive dryness, the furamist nosebleeds. ...Read more

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Side effects of nasovion drops?

Side effects: The medication has minimal side effects and is basically harmless. ...Read more

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Effecive ues of avamys nasal decongestants?

Avamys: That is a medication sold in the phillippines. It is the same medication as that sold in the U.S. Under the prescription name of veramyst. It is a nasal steroid used for nasal allergies. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of Imitrex (sumatriptan) nasal spray for migraines?

Minor and major: There are many potential side effects, usually minor and local and some major. As a general principle, the stronger the medicine one takes, the increased potential for side effects. Imitrex is quite a strong medication- caution if over 50 years, arrhythmia, taking additional medications like ssri (celexa, prozac). More details at: http://www.Medicinenet.Com/sumatriptan-nasal_spray/article.Htm. ...Read more

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Nasal spray used during pregnancy side effects?

Nasal spray used during pregnancy side effects?

Probably ok but: The only rx nasal spray considered category b pregnancy is rhinocort aqua. However I have not read anything about any nasal spray causing fetal anomaly. Thus you will have to take a chance given lack of data on the others. ...Read more

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What are the side effect of taking nasal spray contain corticosteroids for life long?

What are the side effect of taking nasal spray contain corticosteroids for life long?

Nosebleeds: The major side-effect of corticosteroid nasa sprays is nose bleed from directing the spray towards the nasal septum of pushing plastic tip into the nose. Minor effects on children's linear growth & adult bone density have been reported but are rarely clinically noticeable. These sprays may even be used in patients with glaucoma if eye pressures are carefully followed & dose adjustments made. ...Read more

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

Nasal sprays.: Side effects of long term use of nasal sprays depends on the ingredient. 1) decongestants like neo-synephrione = more prolonged nasal congestion 2) Normal Saline = almost nil 3) steroids = possible atrophy of the turbinates; easy bleeding 4) antihistamines = sedation, loss of effect. ...Read more

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Side effects of sudafed?

Many: Possible side effects include fast or irregular heart beats, tremor, restlessness, insomnia, nausea, vomiting, feeling nervous, high blood pressure, and more. ...Read more

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

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