Nasal spray

What is Nasal spray?

Nasal sprays come in a variety of forms. Medicated such as Astelin, Afrin and Nasonex and natural such as Sinusoothe and Sterimar. Although delivery methods vary.Most nasal sprays function by instilling a fine mist into the nostril by action of a hand-operated pump mechanism.

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Can I take fluticasone nasal spray and Vicks NyQuil at the same time?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Yes, these medications are compatible.

Detailed Answer:
Hello Mr. XXXXXXX

Yes, it is absolutely fine to take any medication while using fluticasone nasal spray as very little of the spray is absorbed into your system. None of the medications in NyQuil are contraindicated when using...

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I have suffered with bad breath for years I tired everything OTC and if it was on the internet had a good dental exam had a ENT appt yesterday he said everything was good and I was one of those and ordered nasal spray.I have acid reflux so I stopped most everything red meat sugar dairy for months took every probiotic zinc etc grape seed extract 3days cleanser nothing has helped now I need to could it be something you can help me with.Lost

doctor1 MD

hi...
thanks for the query...
halitosis has many reasons... it can be of dental origin or ENT problems or may be due to any systemic disease also...
you go for complete oral prophylaxis first (scaling and root planing) and then maintain your oral hygiene by yourself by brushing twice daily after...

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Hi, I have been unwell for 3 weeks, and still today, I went to the doctors last thursday with chesty cough , blocked nose , earache, headache , and chest pains, they gave me nasal spray and told me to use that to help with the blocked nose, well today I feel worse, my ears feel blocked, when I deep breathe at times it feels like something trapping and I can t take a deep breathe and I have to wait minutes for it to go which can last up to 10-15 minutes, also I keep going dizzy at times and feeling very tired and weak and feeling sick on and off, also my son who is nearly 2 I taken him to the doctors 2-3 weeks ago with a chesty cough and they said it can last up to two weeks and to keep giving him calpol as last week I thought he was getting better but past few days he has started coughing with a chesty cough again now and then,

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hello dear
thanks for your query at HCM ,
cough, cold, ear pain, headache and tiredness all might be because of the viral infection.
1 take plenty of water that will releive throat irritation
2 take tab paraetomol 650 mg if fever
3 take tab sinarest thrice day
4 you can use nasolcear nasal drops...

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I will have regularly cold irrespective of season. this is happening from last 3 months.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
As per your clinical you most probably having perennial allergic rhinitis.

Detailed Answer:
Hi XXXXXXX ,
Thanks for the query.

I have read your query and understand your concern.

As per your clinical history it appears that you are most probably having perennial allergic rhinitis....

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What do you recommend for Eustachian tube dysfunction usually triggered by
allergies? Studies posted on line are less enthusiastic about steroid nasal sprays than
GP or even local ENT.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Fluticasone nasal spray is having good effects.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your question on Healthcare Magic.
I can understand your concern.
Fluticasone is preferred inhaled corticosteroid for this.
Intranasal spray containing fluticasone is preferred for this.
So start fluticasone...

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I have a cpap machine with a humidifier. Now after some years I get a severe runny nose at 3 am. I am reluctant to get used to using oxymetazoline nasal spray regularly as I have heard that this could lead to a dangerous dependence and other problems.
Thanks for your answer XXXXXXX Seay

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Check the humidifier. Avoid the oxymetazoline nasal spray.

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Thank you for your query.

1. Check the humidifier. Improper humidification and temperature changes will lead to a runny nose.

2. Overuse of an oxymetazoline nasal spray will lead to a condition called...

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I am having Constant sneezing and running nose , please suggest good medicine for quick relief

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
nasal allergy.

Detailed Answer:
Hi, thanks for your query. In my opinion, you might be having nasal allergy.
If I were your treating doctor, I would have prescribed antihistamines with steroid nasal spray. This will give quick releif.
If symptoms persists, please consult with your...

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I'm suffering from post nasal drip for almost three weeks now and its getting worse everyday. My usual antihistamine (claritin) and salt water nasal spray used to do the trick but now does not help much. It's clear, not green nor brown. I'm already suffering of lost night of sleeps. What can I take aside from my usual meds?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Steam inhalation, xylometazoline nasal spray

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Welcome
I have gone through your query.
I would have examined your nose & sinuses by doing diagnostic nasal endoscopy to see any chronic source of infection.
Provide additional information
Is it associated with sore...

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Does avocom nasal spray make cause fast heart beat like otrivin? And why otrivin does?

doctor1 MD

Yes, both will cause fast heart beats. Both are having sympathomimetic drug. And this drug causes cardiac excitation and tachycardia (rapid heart rate).
Please hit thanks....

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Does Azelastine Hydrochloride nasal spray have steroid in it?

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Brief Answer:
The plain one no steroids in it. please check.

Detailed Answer:
Hi.
Thanks for your query.

Azelastine Hydrochloride nasal spray has no steroids in it.

Yet there are some sprays which can contain steroid.
A brand of azelastine nasal spray called Dymista®, also contains a...

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Recent questions on  Nasal spray

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Hi, My 3 year old has bad enviornmental allergies and takes a antihistamine and nasal spray everyday. She usually has a runny nose with clear mucous, itchy eyes and even wheezing when the weather changes or if the pollen is high but it usually goes away and is not severe. She has had a really stuffy nose, alot of thick mucous and a bad smell from her nose. She had a nose bleed last night and Im cocerned thats it might be more than allergies.

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doctor i have nasal polyps detected since october 2010 for which doctor adviced me surgery after trying nasal sprays for some time but since feb this year i started taking homeopathic medicine from a doctor and is relieved but not ok and my sense of smell which was absent since last two years is not back what should i do

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I have been suffering from a runny nose that aternates with a congested one ! I have used claritin , telefast, clairinaize and a nasal spray yet nothing helped , in the morning and before i sleep is when it gets really bad with congestion and i can t sleep unless i use a nasal spray and in the mroning again iam so congested that i have to use a asal spray , i read that ishouldn t be using one for more than three days and that is why i am so concenred , what can i do , when i use the nasal spray i sneeze for like an hour and suffer from a runny nose that lasts for amost 3 hours !! age 40 , weight 130 pounds , height 6.4, this is not a recurrent complaint , i might have had this like once some three yrs ago. thanks

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my son is dust allergic and he coughs in the evening when he sleeps. if his head position is kept little higher he stops coughing. at present he is taking montair plus kid one tablet every evening from last 1 and a half month and furaspray nasal spray. what to do doctor his cough is repetedly coming?

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Hi Doctor, My wife is 23 weeks now, she gets allergic rhinitis often during winter (Nov, Dec) and her nose gets blocked. She has started taking Oxymetazoline nasal drops ( Otrivin-one drop, sometimes two on each nostril ) almost 2 weeks back and...

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Hello Sir/Mam, My self XXXXXXX XXXX and i m 29 yrs old.I m accountant by profession.from last 1 yr i m suffering from Sinus problem.I DAILY FEEL PAIN IN MY FOREHEAD IN MORNING NEAR 11-12 AM. AND IT IS NOT SHARP PAIN .I FEEL PAIN IN MY FOREHEAD AND...

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I am suffering from consistent cold from the last 5 years. Some years back I have taken treatment from a hemeaopathic doctor, and he suggested that I may have allergical rhinities. In morning specially the cold occours and slower down as the day...

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