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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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How can chronic cough be treated?

I have a bad cough. Going on the plane tomorrow and I was looking for cough medication. Instead I found Qnasl and thought it was prescribed for a former bronchial infection. I took 1 squirt... then I saw this perscription was a nasal spray. should I be concerned with an adverse reaction since I read that it is a steroid?
Mon, 30 Jan 2017
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Pulmonologist 's  Response
No not at all. Steroids is the treatment of choice for allergic cough or allergic rhinitis. If anything, if your cough is allergic in nature, it will only help you and not harm you.
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