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User Reviews for Phenylephrine

Also known as: 4 Way Fast Acting Nasal Spray, 4-Way Menthol, Afrin 4 Hour Extra Moisturizing, Alconefrin-12, Alconefrin-25, Little Noses Decongestant, Nasal Four, Neo-Synephrine Extra Strength Nasal, Neo-Synephrine Mild Nasal, Neo-Synephrine Nasal, Nostril Nasal Decongestant, Rhinall, Vicks Sinex Nasal Spray, Vicks Sinex Ultra Fine Mist

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Phenylephrine Rating Summary

7.2/10 Average Rating

18 Ratings with 19 User Reviews

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Reviews for Phenylephrine to treat Nasal Congestion

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Vicks Sinex Nasal Spray (phenylephrine): "After 5 days of solid congestion, I purchased this at my local supermarket. 2 sprays in each nostril, waited 5 mins and then gave my nose a blow. Then took another 2 sprays and left it to do it's thing. An hour later, my airways are completely clear. Fantastic product!"

PinballWizard (taken for less than 1 month) July 14, 2017

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Vicks Sinex Nasal Spray (phenylephrine): "I caught a bad sinus infection/ congestion. The worst I have ever had in 33 years. I have used vicks nasal spray before but it has been many years. I went to the local pharmacy and picked some up. I used one spray in each nostril and no longer then one minute later I could breath again..works amazingly I give it a 9 cause it does burn a little.."

   
9.0

Jbme1234 May 5, 2017

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Vicks Sinex Nasal Spray (phenylephrine): "This product didn't make the slightest difference, a total waste of money. I won't be buying it again."

   
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Anonymous (taken for less than 1 month) February 10, 2017

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Neo-Synephrine Nasal (phenylephrine): "love it"

   
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Anonymous February 7, 2017

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Vicks Sinex Nasal Spray (phenylephrine): "I am writing on behalf of my partner who used the nasal spray to relieve a blocked nose, within two days of using she experienced severe flu like symptoms alongside a sore threat, light headedness and dizziness. The product only worked for a short period of time before returning her nose back to its blocked self."

   
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K.A.W February 6, 2017

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Vicks Sinex Nasal Spray (phenylephrine): "12 hours? What a joke. Lasts about 12 seconds then your nose runs for days. Addicting as hell. Once you use it one you must keep using it or you plug up bad."

   
1.0

Steve L Jeremy December 19, 2016

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Afrin 4 Hour Extra Moisturizing (phenylephrine): "Absolute BEST "

   
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Reeze November 20, 2016

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Vicks Sinex Nasal Spray (phenylephrine): "Effectiveness, is slow with several applications. Works for short period of time. Afrin works longer and better, without the camphor smell and burn."

   
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Anonymous (taken for 1 to 6 months) October 27, 2016

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Vicks Sinex Nasal Spray (phenylephrine): "I had severe congestion and pressure causing pain and a headache. Sinex worked within 5 minutes of using. I can now breathe out of my nose for the first time today. I was real skeptical at first but am very happy with the results. Definitely recommend!"

   
9.0

Breatheagain October 19, 2016

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Vicks Sinex Nasal Spray (phenylephrine): "Not only did I not feel congestion relief after using this; I had almost an immediate bloody nose after I used it. I didn't find it helpful."

   
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Lorna09 October 17, 2016

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Vicks Sinex Nasal Spray (phenylephrine): "This product REALLY works. Vicks Sinex is the only nasal spray that really works and clears up your nose to breathe properly and get some good sleep when you're congested. Always keep it with me when I travel and during winter times. Best product for quick relief!!"

   
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skux September 26, 2016

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Vicks Sinex Nasal Spray (phenylephrine): "It works and I feel safe about taking it. My family has used Vick's products most of my life."

   
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fayfaith July 22, 2016

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Vicks Sinex Nasal Spray (phenylephrine): "The only product that clears my sinus... Better than any doctor prescribed medication I have tried. Absolutely the best over the counter product on the market!"

   
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Bells15 (taken for less than 1 month) May 24, 2015

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Vicks Sinex Nasal Spray (phenylephrine): "I literally could not breathe through my nose and when I used it. It instantly worked. I feel 100 % better. I will use this for the rest of my life."

   
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wahid mashriqi April 13, 2015

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"Immediate ability to breath fully and normally through nose. Made me realize I have chronic congestion as I don't ever recall being able to breath through my nose this well. Unfortunately it lasts a few hours max for me and its recommended to not take for more than three days. An absolute tease but fantastic being able to sleep breathing through my nose"

   
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A + May 3, 2014

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Vicks Sinex Nasal Spray (phenylephrine): "Love the product and keep it on hand EVERY winter. I've had trouble breathing in winter months for as long as I can remember. Sinex is the only product I know of that works instantly so I can go to sleep without breathing through my mouth! I love it! I can't find the words to say just how much I love it and how well IT WORKS!"

dina l February 14, 2012

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Vicks Sinex Nasal Spray (phenylephrine): "Over the last few weeks, I've been struggling with nasal congestion on and off with the rapid changes of weather we have been experiencing in Texas. I figured that by drinking plenty of non-caffeinated fluids (i.e. mostly water, herbal teas, etc), my condition would go away on its own. I do not believe in using medicines to solve small problems like headaches and colds, but with only hours to spare before a presentation at work I gave in and tried Sinex. I have never had such a quick turn-around from not being able to breathe through my nose at all to having near perfect breathing in a matter of seconds. My family has stood by Vicks products for years and I most certainly can and will recommend Sinex Spray as a solution to nasal congestion."

   
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Pr3vention November 14, 2011

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Vicks Sinex Nasal Spray (phenylephrine): "This is so far the only medication that helps a lot with my condition. Unfortunately I cannot take it for long periods of time."

   
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Anonymous May 16, 2010

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Afrin 4 Hour Extra Moisturizing (phenylephrine): "Relieves symptoms and nose not as dry. But can only be used for short periods due to label warnings. After that it may worsen symptoms."

   
8.0

Anonymous November 29, 2008

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