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... While I've never actually been addicted to nasal spray, I get rebound congestion pretty quickly once I start using it. The only way I can beat it is to only clear one side of my nose and wait till the other one clears up. ... (19 replies)
... This is somewhat OT, but I was wondering if anyone has ever been addicted to and recovered from using OTC nasal decongestants like Afrin or 4 Way? ... (0 replies)
... days and all sprays except saline salt solution sprays to keep your nasal passages moist are addictive. ... (19 replies)

... How long have you been using nasal sprays and why do you use them? ... (19 replies)
... Try saline sprays until the congestion goes away. I know you aren't supposed to use nasal sprays for more than three days in a row or it will have the opposite effect. What you are experiencing. ... (19 replies)
... Hi, as one who has had a lifetime of sinus problems and surgeries to correct them, I also swear by nasal irrigation. Two years ago, I would have said "no way!" but after having to do it after my surgeries, it really does work. ... (19 replies)
... Iam I just can't stand the sense od being stuffed up it makes me feel liek iam suffocating. I go through 2 or 3 bottles of nasal spray a month (19 replies)
... Hey AngelBaby03...I am going through the same thing now. I've been addicted to nasal decongestant spray for 2 years. ... (19 replies)
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Jan 21, 2014
... past 3 days ive been cold turkey and my nose hasnt unblocked at all, still feels like a brick wall with no air flow. Is it possible there is something causing my congestion other than rebound congestion? ... (1 replies)
... Replace the afrin with saline solution nasal spray... ... (8 replies)
... Hi! We are going to Virginia Beach, so hopefully I'll be able to breathe better down there. Tomorrow makes 2 weeks that I've not used spray and I don't think I am getting better. I made an appt. with an ENT for Thursday so hopefully he can give me something to give me some relief. I'm thinking that I may have developed a sinus infection. Not to be too gross, but I can... (19 replies)
... Hey! thanks for your post! Well, its has been just around two weeks that i have been completely off them. I went on vacation for a week in Wildwood, NJ. It was nice. The nice salt air REALLY helped. As soon As i got home, i noticed a difference for the worst. But, mainly it just switches sides from nostril to nostril. It goes away when I am standing,m and then When I go to bed... (19 replies)
... AngelBaby03 I was just wondering how long it has been since used the spray. It has been about 8 days for me and I still get congested. I'm going on vacation in 2 weeks and I really dont want to be congested and miserable the entire time. Good Luck! (19 replies)
... It is a synthetic opiate...nasty, very addictive stuff! Prescribed for migraines, originally the manufacturer claimed it was not addictive, then lots of deaths and lawsuits and now it is known to be EXTREMELY addictive. When I worked in pharmacy, some of the saddest abuse/fraud customer cases that I saw were for this medication. Thankfully, there are almost no doctors left... (19 replies)
... I have forgotten what Stadol is. Can you refresh my memory? (19 replies)
... I used stadol ns an opiate. I found I built up a tollerance real quick using it for headaches but never built up an addiction to it. I quit using it before that could happen. My husband didn't like me on it and was always afraid something bad was going to happen when I used it because my lips turned blue and my breathing would get raspy. (19 replies)
... Be careful with some of those over the counter nose sprays. They can cause all kind of damage to your body. I wonder if a few days of the prescription Flonase would help. My daughter uses it and has for years and shows no tendendics of hooked. My sister was hooked for years on over the counter brands but after she quit I think it was under a week and she was back to normal.... (19 replies)
... Rebecca---'"follow them around, trying to spray their little noses" (21, 17 and 14 years old!) LOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOL!!!!! Thanks, Rebecca, for the best laugh of the week! I'm sitting here, working on some projects...and just opened your post!!! I'm laughing outloud!! :-) Lynn (19 replies)
... I had that problem in college. Even went to the doc for it. Keep snorting "Ocean Spray"(saline) and it'll go away in a few days. (19 replies)
... lol snorting salt water! wow ... the scary thing is that i have accually heard of that! thanks for all your advice. it really helps *Ash (19 replies)




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