Common colds is a very common viral infection that we acquire during the cold season, like autumn for example. There is something in the air that makes us feel sicker than when its summer time. Perhaps one reason we can attribute this to is the weakening of the immune system. This is where a Otrivin Nasal Decongestant may come in handy.
What are the symptoms of common colds?
If there is one thing that I don’t like about getting common colds is having clogged nose or congested nasal passages. This is especially irritating during night time when all I want is to sleep and get some rest. Other symptoms that we might get are: sore and scratchy throat, sneezing, watery eyes, runny nose.
What are some of the usual remedies for common colds?
Most of the time we reach out for a cold tablet as a remedy because we find it to be the most convenient. It also addresses most of the symptoms so it comes out to be both practical and economical. However, there are those who prefer to use a nasal decongestant spray to remedy their clogged noses. And one brand that we can trust is Otrivin Nasal Spray.
However, there are quite a number of concerns as regards the safety of its use.
Is it safe to use nasal decongestant spray like Otrivin?
Just like any medication, there are side effects to using a nasal decongestant spray like Otrivin. But generally speaking, if you will follow the prescribed dosage it should be safe to use.
What are the side effects of Otrivin?
There are minor side effects to using this product and these are sneezing and mild irritation. You may also experience nasal dryness and slight burning. However, these should not be a cause of worry because these are mild and temporary in nature.
So, should I be concerned about the safety of Otrivin or other nasal sprays?
It is not a surprise if you will feel a little uncomfortable in the beginning to be using a nasal spray. Safety issue is something that can really affect the decision of people whether to use it long term. Addiction is another issue that can be considered. Other issues that may be considered are pre- existing medical conditions as well as pregnancy and breastfeeding.But as long as you will adhere to your doctor’s prescription and will take all precautionary measures prescribed by a health care professional then worries should be erased completely from your mind.
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