Meaning of nasal spray in English:

nasal spray


  • A liquid medication that is inhaled as a fine spray.

    ‘a decongestant nasal spray’
    • ‘I will have a nasal spray and antibiotics for two weeks.’
    • ‘He said it was nothing serious but I would need to have a nasal spray and a throat spray and some medicines.’
    • ‘The drug comes in a nasal spray or tablet.’
    • ‘The company makes the flu vaccine in a nasal spray.’
    • ‘Sales of antihistamines and nasal sprays have shot up during the past few weeks.’
    • ‘Other sites are more often used so that the drug can act locally, as in the case of anti-allergic nasal sprays.’
    • ‘The prescription antihistamine nasal spray is effective for hay fever, but may cause drowsiness.’
    • ‘Because corticosteroid nasal sprays are the most effective hay fever medications, they're often prescribed first, especially for more troublesome symptoms.’
    • ‘Decongestant nasal sprays are available but you should not use them for more than three days.’
    • ‘Nicotine nasal spray is often used for eight to 12 weeks.’
    • ‘Side effects can be minimized by using a saline nasal spray to restore moisture or switching from an alcohol-based to a water-based nasal steroid.’