Nonprescription saline nasal sprays and nose drops are used to keep nasal tissues moist, relieve nasal irritation, and help thick or dried mucus to drain.
Saline nose drops can be purchased without a prescription or can be made easily at home:
Saline sprays can be used safely for as long as needed.
Last Revised: February 8, 2012
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Donald R. Mintz, MD - Otolaryngology
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