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Can Otrivin nasal spray be used for nasal congestion during pregnancy?

36week pregnant and suffering from severe nasal congestion without any mucous . i have tried all remedies including vicks and steam inhalation but no got no relief. plz suggest a decongestant spray or drops wich can b safely used.can i use otrivin nasal spray?
Tue, 29 Mar 2016
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Hi.

You need to discuss risk versus benefit with your doctor on use of striven nasal spray, it is not completely safe during pregnancy and should be used only if the benefit is weighed in as more important than the risk.

Best wishes.
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Can Otrivin nasal spray be used for nasal congestion during pregnancy?

Hi. You need to discuss risk versus benefit with your doctor on use of striven nasal spray, it is not completely safe during pregnancy and should be used only if the benefit is weighed in as more important than the risk. Best wishes.