What are some common nasal sprays for allergies?

OTC. Flonase and nasacort, (triamcinolone) are intranasal steroids, nasalcrom is a mast cell stabilizer, read the labels and instructions carefully, if no improvement after one week, discontinue use and see your doctor.

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What can you do for nasal inflamation (congestion) outside of common allergy medication. Nasal sprays don't agree with me, sinus rinses don't help.?

Have you been tested. Nasal congestion can be allergic or nonallergic. If you are allergic, you have lots of options, like avoiding triggers, different prescription allergy meds, or even allergy shots. You need to be allergy tested to see if any these can help. If you are nonallergic, then the best medicines are nasal sprays, although decongestants like pseudo Ephedrine can help. Read more...
Identify trigger. The best "treatment" for nasal inflammation is to identify why it occurs. An allergist can provide skin testing to help identify the trigger. With that, avoidance measures can be taken. Other treatment options include: breathe right nasal strips and if necessary allergy injections. There are many nasal sprays now on the market and some people prefer one over the other. Read more...

Does continuing to take allergy medicine (allergy pill and nasal spray) prevent the flu or common cold?

Absolutely not. Allergy medicine is great for treating allergies and the nasal steroids such as Flonase may provide some slight symptomatic relief during a nose cold. Allergy meds (or any of several other treatments advertised as preventing a cold) really do little to prevent the cold. The best prevention is the simple old-fashioned stuff, wash hands frequently, avoid sick people and rest and take care when sick. Read more...

Which nasal spray should I buy for my allergies?

Talk with your doc. The best for nasal allergies is a corticosteroid nasal spray (flonase, nasonex, (mometasone) rhinocort, etc.) that must be prescribed by your doctor. These all work about the same, though some people may respond better to 1 vs another. Dryness can be helped by otc saline sprays. Otc nasal rinses (e.g. Neti pot) can help as well. Avoid using otc decongestant sprays for more than ~3 days at a time. See your md. Read more...

What kind of nasal spray and pills could I use if allergy?

Allergy meds. Over-the-counter (otc)medications such as Allegra or zyrtec or their generic equilavents work well. Nasalcrom is an otc nasal spray which helps allergy but has to be used often (5x/day). Nasal saline spray is helpful also. It cleans the nose of allergens, like dust and pollen, and acts as a mild decongestant. If symptoms persist, they may not be allergy--see your doctor. Read more...

What is the best nasal spray for allergies? Intended for long term use.

Nasal steroids. The nasal steroids as a class are the drugs of choice. None of them is the best. Patients often like one better than the other so it is reasonable to try a few. Some patients get good relief with nasal antihistamines. Read more...

Where can I buy the cheapest allergy nasal spray; which ones are generic now?

Depends... Different insurance companies have different preferred brands. Nasal sprays can have different medicines; .Common ones are saline, steroids, or antihistamines. Fluticasone nasal is one generic steroid available in the usa. Some drug companies offer "drug assistance" programs and "discount cards". Call your insurance company, ask a local pharmacist, or search for discount cards on the internet. Read more...

So I'm always getting stuffy noses in the summer and I'm not sure if its allergies or something worse. The only thing that really helps is nasal spray?

Nasal spray . Containing steroids and/or antihistamines should help along with avoidance of offending agents or allergens. Consider seeing an allergist for allergy testing and immunotherapy. Take care! http://www.Livestrong.Com/article/177311-natural-herbal-remedies-for-allergies/#page=1 h ttp://www.M.Webmd.Com/allergies/spring-allergy-tips. Read more...

How long can I use Zicam allergy nasal spray for?

Recall concern. Fda posted a warning concerning intranasal zinc ..."while zicam also makes zinc-containing oral cold remedies, these are not subject to this warning because the development of anosmia appears to be related to the intranasal application of zinc." anosmia is the liss of smell. You should consult your physician regarding this warning. Read more...

I'm worried I have the rebound congestion from the allergy nasal sprays?

Probably so. This is quite common from otc sprays, check the box and if it says not to use for more than 3 days, you'll need prescription medication treatment. Read more...