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Are nasal sprays safe?

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Dr. Stephen Kimura
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Yes.

Yes, however the otc nasal decongestants can cause problems if used continuously.
They cause what is termed, "rebound". People get used to the decongestant effects, and have to continue to use them. Prescription nasal sprays are much safer, if used as directed.

In brief: Yes.

Yes, however the otc nasal decongestants can cause problems if used continuously.
They cause what is termed, "rebound". People get used to the decongestant effects, and have to continue to use them. Prescription nasal sprays are much safer, if used as directed.
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Dr. Yale Kanter
Ophthalmology

In brief: Nasal spray

Yes, but the directions should be precisely followed.

In brief: Nasal spray

Yes, but the directions should be precisely followed.
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