Nasal sprays are liquid medications that can be sprayed into your nose. They are available in pharmacies and drugstores either over-the-counter or with a doctor’s prescription.
Benefits of preservative-free saline nasal sprays
Saline nasal sprays are often used to treat symptoms of allergies and colds such as congestion, sneezing, and runny nose. Some studies show that a saline nasal spray remoisturizes dry nasal passages and sinuses, and controls inflammation (swelling) of mucous membranes in the nose.
Preservative-free saline nasal sprays may be less likely to cause irritation and may feel gentler on the tissues lining the nose, especially for babies and children who have sensitive noses.
Using a preservative-free saline nasal spray provides several potential benefits:
Other types of nasal sprays
Some nasal sprays are used for other purposes. There is a nasal spray to treat the flu. Another nasal spray is indicated for the treatment of osteoporosis in post-menopausal women. There is also a nasal spray to treat pain.
Tips on proper use of nasal sprays:
Talk with your doctor for more information about nasal sprays.
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References: https://familydoctor.org/nasal-sprays-how-to-use-them-correctly/. Accessed 15 September 2021 https://www.healthline.com/health/general-use/how-to-use-nasal-spray#tips. Accessed 15 September 2021 https://www.webmd.com/allergies/saline-spray. Accessed 8 October 2021 https://enttech.com.au/choosing-preservative-free-nasal-relief-benefits/. Accessed 8 October 2021 https://enttech.com.au/saline-nasal-sprays-health-benefits-and-when-to-use-them/. Accessed 8 October 2021
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