There is no specific time frame, taking a break after three days use is to prevent dependency. I would suggest anywhere from 3-7 days of non-use. If taken too frequently you can cause a nasty rebounding effect where your nasal passages become extremley congested simply from non use of the spray.
Do you use it a lot? Or have you used it for more then 3 days? If you have it's probably because the lining in your nose is irritated by the over use. I would suggest taking a break from it, even if you haven't over used it. Try Saline nasal spray, it should help. I would try 4-Way Saline nasal spray, expessially If you have been over using, it really helps for the over use of decongestant sprays. However, if you haven't been using it for more then 3 days or using it too often, I would ask your doctor, and either way, lay off the nasal spray, it may be really damaging your nose.
Yes, nasal spray is addictive. I used it for nearly 3 years multiple times a day and it continued to only get worse. Eventually it didn't work at all, so i quit cold turkey. If you can stand not breathing through your nose for at least a week then i advise you to stop using it. If used more than a week everyday, you will need it just to breath through your nose. Trust me.
Get some Sudafed at your local pharmacy (you'll probably have to sign for it). Take it EXACTLY AS DIRECTED for two or three days. Then stop, or take half-doses for two more days. That shoud do it. If there is still residual rebound effect from the nasal spray, breathe through your mouth for a day or two until it is over - and don't abuse nasal decongestants in the future.
Which nasal spray? Decongestant ? If you use it twice a day, there's "tolerance" and rebound congestion after 5-7 days if you stop using it. If you use it once a day, this effect might not appear.... but you can also see rebound congestion with once-a-day use..
Skunks can be 8 days old before they can spray. Its their only defence against predators
to get the best results, i suggest getting a spray tan 3-4 days before your event
Afrin is an over-the-counter nasal spray used to ease nasal congestion. Prolonged use of the medication (over three days) will most likely result in "rebound" congestion and can cause an addiction to the drug.
An article said the someone took 4 drops every 2 hours for 4 days then less for a total of 10 days. A new nasal spray is also available that you are to use twice a day. It seems to work in clearing nasal passages.
Decongestant nasal sprays and nose drops may cause a problem called rebound congestion if used repeatedly over several days.
I would say it is 98% unlikely to get pregnant 2 days before you period while you're on the pill and using protection.
After nasal surgery, one should get a lot of rest. Staying in bed for several days is the best option. Also, do not wash the face for several days after nasal surgery as doing so may open up the wound.
Nasal allergies, also known as hay fever or more accurately allergic rhinitis, are an unfortunate part of spring for many people. Most nasal allergy symptoms arise due to a reaction against pollen, which is why symptoms are often most severe in spring. The exact reasons why some people develop allergies and others do not are not clear. However, both genetics and environmental exposures may play a role.The primary symptom of nasal allergies is a runny nose. Other symptoms include itchy nose, sneezing and watery eyes. Prolonged nasal allergy symptoms may result in secondary symptoms including inability to smell, coughing or sore throat, clogged ears and headache.A number of different treatment options are available for nasal allergy symptoms. The simplest approach, although not always practical, is to avoid anything that triggers symptoms. Another easy and somewhat effective treatment is the use of saline nasal washes. Saline washes may be effective at relieving minor nasal allergy symptoms by rinsing away the pollen that causes the reaction as well as clearing out mucus that may have accumulated.Several classes of drugs are effective in the treatment of nasal allergies. The most common drug treatment for nasal allergies is antihistamines. Antihistamines work by blocking histamine, a product released upon exposure to allergens such as pollen. When contact with an allergen occurs, histamine release causes dilation of blood vessels and increased mucus production in the nasal passages. Thus, by blocking the ability of histamine to exert its effects, antihistamines can prevent nasal allergy symptoms. Most antihistamines are given by mouth and are available over the counter. The most common side effect is drowsiness, although newer generation antihistamines are less likely to cause this side effect.A second family of drugs used to treat nasal allergies is corticosteroids. These drugs work by reducing inflammation in the nasal passages and are usually given as nose spray. Corticosteroid nasal sprays are available by prescription and the most common side effect is dryness in the nose.Decongestants are the third group of drugs used to treat nasal allergies. Decongestants may be taken orally or as a nasal spray. Many decongestants are available without a prescription, but decongestant nasal sprays should not be used for more than three days. Decongestants typically have very few side effects, although using a decongestant nose spray for more than three days may make symptoms more severe when the spray is discontinued.