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Dr. Gregg Albers
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Steroids (Definition)

Many children with croup need prescription medications. Often steroids can ...Read more


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Is flunosilide nasal spray a steroid?

Is flunosilide nasal spray a steroid?

Yes: Flunisolide is a nasal steroid spray, specifically a corticosteroid, (not the type that athletes and bodybuilders would abuse!) ...Read more

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What is the best nasal steroid spray for nasal ployps? Any suggestions?

What is the best nasal steroid spray for nasal ployps?  Any suggestions?

They all work: More important than the brand is your tolerance of the medicine. I would start with generic drug or one with a low copay and only change if you have a problem with them. ...Read more

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Is my nasal condition severe or not ? Only gets better with nasal steroid sprays.

Is my nasal condition severe or not ?  Only gets better with nasal steroid sprays.

You judge: If it effects your sleep or daily activities then i would call it severe. If it responds to nasal steroid sprays it may be an allergy causing the problem and a visit to the allergist may help. ...Read more

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How long should you take steroid nasal spray for?

How long should you take steroid nasal spray for?

As long as needed: Steroid nasal sprays do not cure your allergies, but prevent the allergic inflammation. Once the medicine is stopped, your symptoms will return if you are still in contact with your allergen. If you want a more permanent change in your allergies, you need to consider something like immunotherapy, or allergy shots. However, steroid nasal sprays can usually be taken safely for long periods of time. ...Read more

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How long does it take steroid nasal spray to work well?

Nasal steoids: 2 to 4 days to start. Give it a week to judge the effects. Use properly and consistantly. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: steroid nasal spray?

Allergy medicine: Steroid nasal sprays treat allergies of the nose (hay fever) and also inflammation of the nose not caused by allergies (non allergic rhinitis) different brand names include: nasonex, (mometasone) nasacort, flonase, rhinocort, omnaris, nasalide, and veramyst. ...Read more

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Is there such a thing as an over-the-counter generic nasal steroid spray?

Is there such a thing as an over-the-counter generic nasal steroid spray?

Now there is!: The nasal steroid spray nasacort (triamcinolone) is now available without a prescription. It is not generic, but the price is reasonable. For more information, read my blog at: http://www.Familyallergyasthmacare.Com/2014/02/otc-nasacort (triamcinolone)-is-here-over-the-counter-nasal-steroid-spray-for-treating-allergies-now-available/. ...Read more

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Just wondering how long do you have to stay on nasal steroid spray for rhinitis? 2 wk? 3 wk?

Nasal steroids: The beauty of nasal steroids is that you can use it only when the symptoms appear. The usual routine is to try the spray daily for a week and if your symptoms are under control, you can start stopping it and use it occasionally from then on. Try taking an antihistamine with it, either orally or nasally, for better control. ...Read more

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

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