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Oxymetazoline

Oxymetazoline is a nasal decongestant used to open up blocked nasal passages during cold, sinusitis, and allergies. It opens up blocked nose by constricting the blood vessels in the nose.

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I am using Nasivion daily for nasal congestion. Shall I continue the same?

Query: Hi doctor,I am 28 years old. I am using Nasivion 0.05 % daily for around three to four times for the last 8 to 10 years. Also, I am allergic to many things. Please help me with this health issue.  Read Full »


Dr. Shyam Kalyan. N

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. We are happy to help you. First of all, please understand that Nasivion (Oxymetazoline) has a local vasoconstrictor as an active ingredient. It should not be used for more than four or five days continuously. You have been using it for 8 to 10 years. You are suffer...  Read Full »

Does sinusitis usually cause loss of taste?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 40 year old female, non smoker. I had a sinus infection as a result of cold nearly two months ago. I was put on Doxycycline for two weeks and then a steroid nasal spray when the inflammation in my nose had not resided. I can smell things quite clearly up close to my nose but cannot...  Read Full »


Dr. Shyam Kalyan. N

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.We will help you alleviate the problem. I understand that you are a 40 year old otherwise healthy lady suffering from sinus infection. You perceive smells close up your nose but have decreased taste sensation. You are worried about when the taste sensation will return and w...  Read Full »

Why do I have severe headache while bending down?

Query: Hi doctor, Since, ten days, I have been suffering with flu and headache. I took tablet Zifi 200 mg and tablet Sinarest. But, nothing seems to be working. After taking the pills, the flu and headache disappeared temporarily for just one day and got back immediately. My wife too is having the same pro...  Read Full »


Dr. Shyam Kalyan. N

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through the details you have given. You seem to have a sinusitis infection. Well, for me to be sure, if you are having sinusitis, I would like to have some more information. You are complaining of headache. Is it like a facial pain? Or like a brow ache? Is th...  Read Full »

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