Skip to content

Allergies Health Center

Nasal Sprays for Allergies and Colds Directory

Nasal sprays can be a very effective means of treating allergy problems or colds. Some contain antihistamines, anticholinergics, or decongestants. Some others contain mast cell inhibitors or steroids. Nasal sprays usually have few side effects and work by decreasing swelling and mucus production. Colds can be treated with decongestant nasal sprays or salt-water solution sprays. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how nasal sprays work, what to expect from treatment, how to choose a nasal spray, and more.

Medical Reference

Features

Thumbnail: Decongestant Nasal Spray: Are You Overusing It?

Nasal sprays may ease nasal congestion, but overusing them can backfire into a condition called rhinitis medicamentosa.

Read Full Article

Video

Slideshows & Images

Quizzes

News Archive

Today on WebMD

man blowing nose
Make these tweaks to your diet, home, and lifestyle.
Allergy capsule
Breathe easier with these products.
 
cat on couch
Live in harmony with your cat or dog.
Woman sneezing with tissue in meadow
Which ones affect you?
 

blowing nose
Article
woman with sore throat
Article
 
lone star tick
Slideshow
Woman blowing nose
Slideshow
 

Send yourself a link to download the app.

Loading ...

Please wait...

This feature is temporarily unavailable. Please try again later.

Thanks!

Now check your email account on your mobile phone to download your new app.

cat lying on shelf
Article
Allergy prick test
VIDEO
 
Man sneezing into tissue
Assessment
Woman holding feather duster up to face, twitching
Quiz