relief from rebound hyperemia/too much oxymetazoline/Afrin

  1. Help! Does anyone know of a method to relieve horrible rebound nasal congestion from Afrin abuse?
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  3. by   SharonH, RN
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    Help! Does anyone know of a method to relieve horrible rebound nasal congestion from Afrin abuse?

    It's my understanding that the only thing you can do is go cold turkey and suffer the consequences for a few days. Or you could do it one nostril at a time. Good luck.
  4. by   Speculating
    Quote from SharonH, RN
    It's my understanding that the only thing you can do is go cold turkey and suffer the consequences for a few days. Or you could do it one nostril at a time. Good luck.

    would just dilute my bottle back at the end of the week or soo - worked for me.

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