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Relief of congested sinuses and ears, associated with a cold

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relief of congested sinuses and ears, associated with a cold
Doctor DanB : Hello and thanks for your question. Are you available to chat?


Doctor DanB : Afrin is a decongestant nasal spray that works nearly instantly and provides a powerful decongestant for your sinuses. Because your body can experience a rebound increased congestion with this if used for too long at a stretch, I would recommend using it for three days on and three days off at a time. Does that make sense?

yes; have used it way in the past; not sick often so forgot all about it; follow instr on bottle re dosage schedule?; can I stop sooner if symptoms relieved?

Doctor DanB : Yes to both questions. Do you have any other questions about this?

No and thank-you very much.

Doctor DanB : My pleasure. Good luck. Do you have any other questions about this?
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