By: Joe Graedon May 25, 2015 5 Comments
    Beating Nose Spray Addiction with an OTC Product

    Nose spray addiction can keep people using a decongestant spray for months or even years, rather than the three days specified on most OTC labels. The trouble is that allergies (and even many colds) l…

    By: Terry Graedon April 1, 2013 8 Comments
    Overcoming Nose Spray Addiction

    Q. I have a suggestion for the person who wrote about being addicted to nasal spray. I was hooked on Neo-Synephrine for more than 30 years. Then I read that a prescription for Flonase could help. I wa…

    By: Joe Graedon February 11, 2013 15 Comments
    Does Nose Spray Addiction Boost Blood Pressure?

    Q. I need help with my nasal spray addiction. I've been addicted to Dristan for more than 15 years. It costs me $18 every two weeks for three bottles. I keep one with me everywhere I go: to the movies…

    By: Joe Graedon August 4, 2011 39 Comments
    Nose Spray Addiction Hard Habit to Kick

    Q. I have read on your website about people who became nose drop junkies. I too had this problem. Years ago, on assignment in Australia I was scuba diving. When I caught a cold I used Afrin to keep di…