Allergy nasal sprays are used to relieve symptoms of nasal allergies such as hay fever, nasal congestion, runny nose, and itching or burning in the nose. These sprays work by blocking the action of histamine, a substance produced by the body in response to an allergen, which causes inflammation and symptoms in the nasal passages.

Allergy nasal sprays are generally safe and effective when used as directed by a doctor. Some common reasons to use an allergy nasal spray include:

  1. Relief of nasal allergy symptoms such as sneezing, runny nose, and nasal congestion
  2. Prevention of symptoms before exposure to allergens, such as before going outdoors on a high-pollen day
  3. Management of symptoms during an allergy flare-up or an allergy season

It’s important to talk to a doctor before using an allergy nasal spray, as they can recommend the best type of spray for your individual needs and provide guidance on how to use it correctly. In some cases, a doctor may recommend using a combination of allergy medications, such as an oral antihistamine and a nasal spray, for the best relief of symptoms.