How Does Intranasal Allergy Spray Work?

Reviewed on 9/14/2021

HOW DOES INTRANASAL ALLERGY SPRAY WORK?

Intranasal allergy spray prevents congestion of the nose and sinuses associated with:

Allergic rhinitis is the irritation and inflammation of the membranes lining the nose triggered by an allergen. Inflammation is caused due to the activation of histamine by the immune system. In some people, the upper airway, which includes the nose, nasal cavity, and pharynx, may overreact to irritants leading to hyperactivity of the airways. 

Intranasal spray blocks the release of histamines and may reduce the hyperactivity of the airways.

HOW IS INTRANASAL ALLERGY SPRAY USED?

Intranasal allergy spray prevents congestion of the nose and sinuses associated with:

  • Seasonal allergic rhinitis
  • Perennial allergic rhinitis
  • Vasomotor rhinitis

WHAT ARE SIDE EFFECTS OF INTRANASAL ALLERGY SPRAY?

The most common side effects of intranasal allergy spray include:

The information contained herein is not intended to cover all possible side effects, precautions, warnings, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or adverse effects. Check with your doctor or pharmacist to make sure these drugs do not cause any harm when you take them along with other medicines. Never stop taking your medication and never change your dose or frequency without consulting your doctor.

WHAT ARE NAMES OF INTRANASAL ALLERGY SPRAY?

Generic and brand names of intranasal allergy spray include:

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References
https://reference.medscape.com/drugs/allergy-intranasal

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