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After using oxymetazoline nasal spray (anefrin, etc, ) should I wait to blow my nose?

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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: Time to work

You should give the medication time to work first.
Also be aware that this product should only be used on a short term basis and ongoing use may result in physical dependence on the product to maintain the sensation of open nasal passages.

In brief: Time to work

You should give the medication time to work first.
Also be aware that this product should only be used on a short term basis and ongoing use may result in physical dependence on the product to maintain the sensation of open nasal passages.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. James Beckman
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Only a short while

Breathe in deeply through the nose with mouth closed as spray is done.
Breathe normally for 30 seconds and then blow nose when needed. Oxymetazoline is rapid acting.

In brief: Only a short while

Breathe in deeply through the nose with mouth closed as spray is done.
Breathe normally for 30 seconds and then blow nose when needed. Oxymetazoline is rapid acting.
Dr. James Beckman
Dr. James Beckman
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