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Some like it “dry”!

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For allergy sufferers over 12 years old, there are now 2 corticosteroid nasal sprays that are “dry” rather than “wet.”   These 2 dry mist sprays are Qnasl® and Zetonna.® Corticosteroid nasal sprays are the considered the most effective treatment for allergic rhinitis. Frequently the greatest challenge in treating chronic conditions such as allergies is continuing to take a medication for weeks, months or sometimes for years.

The more tolerable a medication is, the more likely good adherence to the medication will occur.  Since 1996, only “wet”, watery corticosteroid nasal sprays have been available—until now.  Patient preference is a large factor in obtaining good outcomes.  Similarly, the most expensive medication is the one that is bought, but not used as directed!   You have choices….talk to your doctor.

This information is solely for informational purposes and not intended as a substitute for consultation with a medical professional. 

  1. Erin McLaughlin SuttererErin McLaughlin Sutterer09-18-2012

    Good to know! Thanks Dr. Zach. 🙂

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