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Is afrin (oxymetazoline) allergy ok for kids?
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Dr. Paul Carter
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Afrin (oxymetazoline)
Afrin should only be used for 2 to 3 days.
Longer use can cause rebound nasal congestion due to down regulation of the number of Alpha receptors in the nasal tissue. Avoid using afrin in children under the age of 6.

In brief: Afrin (oxymetazoline)
Afrin should only be used for 2 to 3 days.
Longer use can cause rebound nasal congestion due to down regulation of the number of Alpha receptors in the nasal tissue. Avoid using afrin in children under the age of 6.
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