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Dr. John McClay
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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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I'm allergic to dust mites and get a lot of mucus in throat and sore throats is there any medicine that can help these symptoms? I already tried taking mucinex, claritin, Veramyst nasal spray, and a saline nose rinse and nothing is helping at all. Also,

How : How do you know you are allergic? If the exposure is alot, medication may not help. There may be other issues going on causing your symptoms. Have you spoken to an allergist and have you considered allergy shots? ...Read more

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

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, nasacort, flonase, rhinocort, omnaris, nasalide, and veramyst. ...Read more

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What are the dangers of overusing nasal spray?

What are the dangers of overusing nasal spray?

Good question: If you are habitually using OTC nasal sprays such as neo-synephrine or afrin, you will within weeks develop what is called rhinitis medicamentosa. This is an inflammation of the mucous membrane of the nose in which rebound is common. That means every time you use the nasal spray, you will become worse, sometimes for a very long period of time. If steroids are being used and not helpful,see ENT. ...Read more

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Is using nasal spray every day considered safe?

Saline only: 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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Would it be abnormal that my nasal spray is very painful to take?

Stop It: 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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Can you really get addicted to nasal spray?

Can you really get addicted to  nasal spray?

Somewhat: Nasal decongestant sprays can cause rebound nasal blockage if overused and require the use of more spray. It's called rhinitis medicamentosa. ...Read more

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What to do if I took overdose of nasal spray by accident?

What to do if I took overdose of nasal spray by accident?

What kind?: and whether you exceeded the dosage or the duration? At any rate no harm done, just revert to your regular schedule, or discontinue the medicine if you're done with the recommended time, take care ...Read more

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I was woundering i have nasal spray that expired on 11-2012 and it was a OTC is it still safe for use and if not why? I read online sometimes its ok.

I was woundering i have nasal spray that expired on 11-2012 and it was a OTC is it still safe for use and if not why? I read online sometimes its ok.

Lose Potency: I would definitely get an updated spray if it expired back in 2012. As medications sit over time they tend to loose their potency and are not as effective. Its not that the medication is dangerous to use, its just that it will be a waste of your time to use it because the spray won't be as effective as a new one. ...Read more

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

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