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Side Effects of Sprix

Just like any medicine, Sprix can cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses the medicine will have problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well.
Some of the most common side effects of Sprix include but are not limited to:
  • Nasal pain and discomfort
  • Eye tearing
  • Stuffy or runny nose
  • Throat irritation.
If reactions do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
(Click Sprix Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects that you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)

Drug Interactions

Sprix can potentially interact with a number of other medicines (see Sprix Drug Interactions).

Important Information for Your Healthcare Provider

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using this medication if you have:
  • Asthma
  • Congestive heart failure or other heart or circulatory problems
  • High blood pressure (hypertension) or are taking medication to treat high blood pressure
  • Liver disease, such as hepatitis, cirrhosis, or liver failure
  • Kidney disease or kidney failure
  • Dehydration, which occurs when you lose a large amount of fluids, such as when you experience vomiting or diarrhea
  • Bleeding problems, or are taking medicine that decreases your blood's ability to clot
  • Inflammatory bowel disease, such as ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease, or a history of these conditions
  • Stomach ulcers, stomach bleeding, or a history of these conditions
  • An allergic reaction to aspirin, another NSAID, or ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA)
  • Plans for surgery
  • A pattern of frequent alcohol use or currently smoke
  • Any allergies, including allergies to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, any other NSAIDs, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Sprix Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not use the drug.)
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