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What are saline nasal mists?

Saline nasal mists are generic spray medications marketed under several brand names. All saline nasal mists relieve nasal passages blocked by dried mucus from colds and allergies, inflamed by a dry environment, or irritated by using too much decongestant nasal spray. The active ingredient of saline nasal mist is sodium chloride; it works by acting as a rinse and moisturizer for the nasal passages. Brand names for saline nasal mists include Ocean, Sea Mist, Rhino-Mist, and Salinex.

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