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Re: [IP] nasal spray for allergies

Jennifer Harkleroad <email @ redacted> wrote:

> I am not a dr., but I would think that with all the blood vessels in the
> nose that there is no way the meds. would not be absorbed into the
> bloodstream.  Doesn't that sound logical?

It may sound logical, but it doesn't work that way.  The steroid is absorbed
directly into the nasal epithelium.  While a little may get into the blood
stream, the amount is trivial.  Same with the small amount that might be

Jim Handsfield
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