Persistence of Rhinorrhea After Use of Nasal Spray

  • Farzaneh Rahmani
  • Maryam Rahmani

Practical Points

  • With the increasing number of children being diagnosed with allergic rhinitis, patient education on the correct use and potential side effects of intranasal corticosteroids (INCs) is mandatory

  • Gentle blowing out of both nostrils before application of the drug guarantees efficacy of INCs

  • Proper technique of use also helps avoiding of common side effects like nasal mucosal drying, sneezing, or irritation of throat

  • Topical side effects are not an indication for discontinuation of INCs

  • Clinicians can reassure patients on the absence of potential effect of INCs on growth suppression, with new corticosteroids


Beclomethasone dipropionate Intranasal corticosteroid Fluticasone furoate Mometasone furoate 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Farzaneh Rahmani
    • 1
    • 2
  • Maryam Rahmani
    • 3
  1. 1.Student’s Scientific Research Center (SSRC)Tehran University of Medical SciencesTehranIran
  2. 2.NeuroImaging Network (NIN)Universal Scientific Education and Research Network (USERN)TehranIran
  3. 3.Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences (SBMU)TehranIran

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