Afrin

What is Afrin?

Afrin is a brand of nasal spray used to ease nasal congestion. Afrin has Oxymetazoline as active ingredient, which is an alpha adrenergic agonist and acts by inducing vasoconstriction.

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How to treat a sinus infection without antibiotics?

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Sinus infection

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Thank you for contacting HCM with your health care concenrns

You have a sinus infection and want to...

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I have had mu sinuses completely plug up since last Tuesday i have used stahist ad, a neti pot when my sinuses would open to use it and the only...

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Brief Answer:
yes you are overusing the afrin spray

Detailed Answer:
Hello

The best dosage of the afrin spray would be 2-3 pufs twice a day and at...

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I have a cold and have been treating it with Afrin nose drops every 12 hours, DayQuil and Nyquil. I have also used a salt rinse in my nose twice a...

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Considerations

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hello and thank you for sending the question.

It sounds like your symptoms have progressed to a sinus infection...

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Hi, name is Gabriel. Ive had trouble breathing through my nose for about six months and been using afrin to help me breathe. I went to my Dr. and...

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