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... hour Sinus Spray for 15 years!!! Actually, I liked this brand because it contained menthol vapors which added to the overall effectiveness of the product. ... (4 replies)
... It is possible to be addicted to anything. ... (4 replies)
... You are soooooooooo right! I bought the throat spray and it worked. It's such a simple idea yet I looked past the obvious. My cousin was addicted to nasal spray and it took her 6 years to kick that habit. I don't want to see anyone go through that ever. ... (15 replies)

... While I've never actually been addicted to nasal spray, I get rebound congestion pretty quickly once I start using it. ... (19 replies)
... That very same pain I felt in my nose and throat was unbearable. Like you, I too snorted more and more to "numb" the pain. Unfortunately, I was only adding fuel to the fire. ... (15 replies)
... Afrin nose spray used to be perscription only, well I got addicted to it, couldn't breathe without it, my doctor wouldn't give me another perscription and I suffered for many days. ... (3 replies)
Afrin Addiction
Aug 26, 2003
... breathe out of my nose for at least a week. ... (14 replies)
... I agree also, my dad was addicted to nose spray. The best one you can get for yourself is the Ocean spray if you have to have something. I think that is just water and salt. Maybe you could switch to that and then wean off of that also. ... (6 replies)
... I know when I am congested, I will reach for a nasal spray in a heartbeat. I will go to the pharmacy at 3 in the morning if I have to for relief of nasal congestion. I can take a lot of things but not that. ... (19 replies)
... :wave: Hi Rick, See an ear,nose and throat doctor, ASAP. I think you mentioned high blood pressure? Tell him if you have high blood pressure, it's something he must be advised of since so many OTC and prescription meds are not recommended for people with high blood pressure. I have high blood pressure, take medication. I recently learned that OTC sinus and nasal sprays can... (13 replies)
... I know someone who's got a problem with that afrinine nose spray, she goes through bottles of that stuff. ... (14 replies)
... My husband is addicted too. There are 3 bottles in the house and one in my purse. His mom and sister also use it on a regular basis. ... (13 replies)
Opiate Withdrawl
Apr 12, 2002
... you all for your listings and sharing your stories with others." Over the past nine days I have read your postings, and they've helped me emmensley. I have been addicted to Lorcet 7.5 then onto Norco 10mg. and Stadol nose spray for the past five in a half years. ... (81 replies)
Lynn
Aug 24, 2004
... It all sounds exactly like my pain pill addiction. Except thank Goodness I'm scared to put anything up my nose, including nose spray so I didn't have that problem of ever wanting to snort anything. I also have read so many times about people chewing pills and dying so I never did it. ... (15 replies)
... ds because opiates are analgesics. When we stop taking them, it's like we've been addicted to nose spray or something and we sneeze, have sinus headaches, stuffiness, etc... ... (8 replies)
... rate issue with the anxiety, I stay off all antihistamines as well now. Just some Afrin nose spray. Are you on anything at all for allergies or any other medical condition? ... (25 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. ... (19 replies)
... Someone mentioned it can cause high blood pressure. I don't think mine has been high perse, but I would say I have become more irritable. That could quite possibly be because I quite smoking marijuana regularly. It's hard to say. Thanks! (13 replies)
... My blood pressure has been good. But I am another Afrin "addict." Just to clarify -- it's not an addiction in the sense of abusing it for mind- or mood-altering purposes; it's just an unfortunate physical dependence, my nose gets 100% blocked just a few hours after last use. Nyquil didn't help at all as a substitute. (13 replies)
Afrin Addiction
Jun 19, 2003
... cold turkey. I TOTALLY recommend anyone who is addicted to the stuff to just STOP! It is NOT as hard as it may seem. ... (14 replies)




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