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What are some side effects of medication taken for catarrh?

Some decongestants can cause mild side effects such as nausea, discomfort in your nose and headaches. Steroid nasal sprays can cause painful reactions in your nose if taken for too long among other possible negative reactions. Decongestants and most nasal steroids are intended to be used for a short period of time only. Read directions carefully to prevent uncomfortable side effects.

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