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Afrin vs. Nasonex for Allergies

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Afrin

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Nasonex

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/ 12,463 posts
Other Names: Mometasone   Asmanex
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 9,258 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 12,463 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Afrin is a brand of nasal spray used to ease nasal congestion that is available over-the-counter in the USA. The generic name for this medication is Oxymetazoline hydrochloride. While useful in the short-term, 12-hour relief for sinus congestion, pr... Read more on Wikipedia
Mometasone furoate (also referred to as mometasone) is a glucocorticosteroid used topically to reduce inflammation of the skin or in the airways... Read more on Wikipedia
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What patients are saying about Afrin vs. Nasonex

298 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
anything for me. My OB finally switched me over to Nasonex...
...part for me. I used to use the Afrin 2x a day but it didn't do anything for me. My OB finally switched me over to Nasonex which is wonderful! Once ...you to the Nasonex. You're so lucky...
use afrin, & nasonex sprays and to take clariten once a day...
...problems lately and even though I have not had the pain from TN I have been having more little spasms and tingles on my face where the nerve is located. I also am now experiencing an ear infection ...
afrin before the Nasonex (use afrin for 2-3 days only!),...
...Allergy shots helped a lot, but I stopped getting them, so every now and then I succumb to a sinus infection. I get congested, it gets infected, and it never drains or goes away until I get antibi...
nasal sprays work great, but no more than three nights,...
Afrin-type nasal sprays work great, but no more ...a recent cold by using Nasonex. I use it every night anyway and although it's not really for colds, it did help keep my nose clear...
each nostril at bedtime would not cause rebound problems...
...problems. They prescribed Nasonex and Astelin ...Zyrtec at bedtime. They also advised me that one spray of Afrin in each nostril at bedtime would not cause rebound problems. So far the...
through my nose, i used afrin or generic spray and became...
nasonex Hi Eric, Thank you for ...my nose, i used afrin or generic spray ...on it. NIGHTMARE... Doctor gave me nasonex sample and worked wonders.no pharmacy insurance, this stuff is expensive. I...
nasal blockage. I have used Afrin off and on for years...
...nasal blockage. I have used Afrin off and on for years and understand the problem with rebound. ...been using Nasonex in ...squirts of Afrin before I but my mask on. As rule, no problem...
my opinion. I loved the Menthol Afrin, used about a bottle...
I too was an AFRIN addict. Seems kinda silly ...group in my opinion. I loved the Menthol Afrin, used about a bottle ...felt like drowning. My Doctor prescribed Nasonex several years ago. It...
Afrin addiction solution that worked for me: systematically...
...found the Afrin addiction solution that worked for me: systematically inhale the recommended does of Nasonex daily while continuing using Afrin. Gradually decrease the Afrin from the number...
I got hooked on using Afrin for years but I know...
...not a med one? I have been put on Nasonex and although it works OK it isn't the ...I got hooked on using Afrin for years but I ...I need to do what I can to get off the Afrin. Hope you will...
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