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Allergies

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Allergy is a hypersensitivity of the immune system. Allergic reactions occur when a person's immune system reacts to normally harmles...
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Afrin
VS.
Nasonex
Other name: Nasal Spray (Nasal Spray)
Other name: Mometasone (Mometasone)
6 / 10
Satisfaction
7 / 10
Satisfaction
9,860
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Allergies
Congestion
Common Cold
Nasal Congestion
Runny Nose
Flu
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Allergies
Congestion
Seasonal Allergies
Inflammation
Rhinitis
Allergic Rhinitis
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Method of use:
Nasal Drops
Method of use:
Nasal Drops
Prescribing mode:
OTC
Prescribing mode:
Rx
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...
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Mometasone furoate (also referred to as mometasone) is a glucocorticosteroid used topically to reduce inflammation of the skin or in the airways...
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Top Concerns
Afr
Addiction
10
High Blood Pressure
1
Withdrawal
1
Apnea
1
Cavity
1
Dry Mouth
1
Blood Clots
1
Palpitations
1
Tachycardia
1
Paranoia
1
Top Concerns
Nas
Sneezing
3
Sore Throat
1
Migraines
1
Fever
1
Tinnitus
1
Addiction
1
Sleep Apnea
1
Apnea
1
Weight Gain
1
Sinus Headaches
1
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Nas
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Afr
Nas
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Nas
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Dry Mouth
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Nas
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Nas
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Afr
Nas
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Nas
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Nas
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Afr
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Migraines
Nas
Afr
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Fever
Nas
Afr
1
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Tinnitus
Nas
Afr
1
0
Addiction
Nas
Afr
1
10
Sleep Apnea
Nas
Afr
1
0
Apnea
Nas
Afr
1
1
Weight Gain
Nas
Afr
1
0
Sinus Headaches
Nas
Afr
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About Afrin
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...
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About Nasonex
Mometasone furoate (also referred to as mometasone) is a glucocorticosteroid used topically to reduce inflammation of the skin or in the airways...
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Nasonex

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for me. I used to use the Afrin 2x a day but it didn't...
" ...used to use the Afrin 2x a ...do anything for me. My OB finally switched me over to Nasonex which is wonderful! Once in the ...long too. Ask your OB about switching you to the Nasonex. ... "

use the Afrin, and my head feels great. Be honest with...
" I too was an AFRIN addict. Seems kinda silly with ...like drowning. My Doctor prescribed Nasonex several years ago. It ...no longer use the Afrin, and my head feels great. Be honest with with... "

I know that is no good and it does have the rebound effect....
" ...one? I have been put on Nasonex and although it works OK ...on using Afrin for years but I know that is no good and it does have the rebound effect. So if ...do what I can to get off the Af... "

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He was also addicted to afrin nose spray because it was the...
" ...son has that for his nasal allergies and it really helps. Now in my case I use some oral allergy meds, but still usually am a mouth-breather during the day. But at night with my nasal pillow mask (... "

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discovered that Afrin is addictive and I am beginning...
" ...if I don't use Afrin regularly (at least once ...then I can't even use the Nasonex. I've only recently discovered that Afrin is addictive and I am be... "

went to the doctor today because it was no longer working...
" ...started using Afrin every 2-3 hours, not paying attention to the directions on the label. I finally went to the doctor today because it was no longer working and I ...got started with nasonex s... "

gets really bad I also add a little AFRIN (Target brand) at...
" ...Now I take Zyrtec (the generic ...cheaper) and I use prescription Nasonex ($15 online coupon at nasonex.com) nightly. When it gets really bad I also add a little AFRIN (Target brand) at night... "

orally, but afrin works the best and the fastest....
" ...8 year old son uses Nasonex (prescription) for his allergies (he uses it at ...is all cloggly...can I use Afrin in his nose too..or ...hie something orally, but afrin works the best and the f... "

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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... "

discovered that Afrin is addictive and I am beginning...
" ...As long as I avoid that (by spraying just once) it does not bleed ever at ...I don't use Afrin regularly (at ...I can't even use the Nasonex. I've only recently discovered that Afrin is ad... "

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