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Mast cell stabilizers have an'anti-inflammatory effect because they inhibit the release of histamine, reducing the amount of histamines and other inflammatory substances released by the mast cells. These sprays must be administered every 4 hours, with the first dose given before the allergic reaction happens.

Side Effects

A bitter taste can occur, although this can be minimized by tilting your head down after spraying. It can, but rarely does, cause nausea and/or nose bleeds. One type is cromolyn (Nasalcrom Nasal Spray), an OTC product.

Sinus Tips:
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