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Spray vs. Pills - Which one to choose?


Some people prefer spray, some prefer pills. But sometimes you can’t just consider what you like, or dislike; instead you have to think about the effect of the product. Below are some differences to consider when choosing between a spray and a pill. 

Sprays begin at the source of your symptoms, working around the affected area instead of travelling around your body, like a pill does.183 After dissolving in your stomach the pill will enter your blood before finally reaching the source of the problem. The spray begins to work within minutes184 whereas pills usually take up to thirty minutes to begin working.185 If you want a more convenient option, Otrivin nasal spray can be a helpful option, lasting up to 12 hours. If you’re worried about side effects of oral medications for nasal congestion, you may consider Otrivin that may minimize those concerns.