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Did you have problems with afrin nasal spray?

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Dr. John Hoffmann
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: Yes

Afrin spray is a powerful decongestant spray that makes blood vessels constrict.
If used longer than a few days there may be a rebound effect causing more nasal congestion and ultimately can damage the nasal lining.

In brief: Yes

Afrin spray is a powerful decongestant spray that makes blood vessels constrict.
If used longer than a few days there may be a rebound effect causing more nasal congestion and ultimately can damage the nasal lining.
Dr. John Hoffmann
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Side effects

of oxymetazoline may include: increased nasal congestion if used > 3 to 5 days, rapid heart rate, increased blood pressure, blurred vision, insomnia, headache, dizziness, weakness, trembling, feeling nervous, sneezing & nasal dryness or burning.

In brief: Side effects

of oxymetazoline may include: increased nasal congestion if used > 3 to 5 days, rapid heart rate, increased blood pressure, blurred vision, insomnia, headache, dizziness, weakness, trembling, feeling nervous, sneezing & nasal dryness or burning.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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