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What to use for throat pain from too much neosynephrine (phenylephrine)?
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Dr. David Mann
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Give it a few hours
It should get better within a few hours.
Chloraseptic spray or warm salt water may help. Then, use common sense and dont use the med anymore. In fact over-the-counter nasal sprays are only safe to use for 3-4 days.. If you use longer, you can make symptoms worse and get addicted to the spray. If you have persistent symptoms of nasal congestion or sore throat --see your doctor.

In brief: Give it a few hours
It should get better within a few hours.
Chloraseptic spray or warm salt water may help. Then, use common sense and dont use the med anymore. In fact over-the-counter nasal sprays are only safe to use for 3-4 days.. If you use longer, you can make symptoms worse and get addicted to the spray. If you have persistent symptoms of nasal congestion or sore throat --see your doctor.
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