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How to use Dymista

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Using your allergy nasal spray properly is important.

This short video shows you how to use Dymista.

Checklist of steps

  1. Blow your nose gently, if needed
  2. Shake the nasal spray gently
  3. Remove the cap
  4. Tilt your head forward
  5. Place the nozzle in one of your nostrils
  6. Point the nozzle away from the centre of your nose, towards the inside corner of your eye on the same side*
  7. While breathing in through your nose, firmly press the pump once
  8. Repeat steps 4–7 for your other nostril
  9. Wipe the nozzle and the inside of the cap
  10. Replace the cap

* You might find this easier if you use your opposite hand to hold the spray

Your nasal spray will come with instructions in the package. Always check the package insert for any specific instructions.

Common errors to avoid

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Thanks to Ms Judi Wicking, asthma and respiratory educator, and the patient who participated in this film clip.

Development of this How-to video was supported by an untied educational grant from Meda Pharmaceuticals. The National Asthma Council Australia retained editorial control.


Although all care has been taken, this video is a general guide only, which is not a substitute for assessment of appropriate courses of treatment on a case-by-case basis. The National Asthma Council Australia expressly disclaims all responsibility (including for negligence) for any loss, damage or personal injury resulting from reliance on the information contained herein.