Q: How do I know when I have a sinus infection?

In order to diagnose an acute bacterial sinus infection, patients typically need to have the following occur:

  • Almost always have had a “cold” for 7-10 days before a bacterial sinus infection is present

  • Thick and coloured nasal drainage

  • Nasal congestion and trouble breathing through the nose

  • Facial pain that presents typically in the upper teeth in the presence of a cold

  • Reduced or absent sense of smell

It is extremely rare for someone to develop an acute sinus infection without the presence of a cold first. An exception to this would be sinusitis caused by a dental infection.

Q: How do I use Pulmicort (Budesonide) in my sinus rinse?

Adding Pulmicort to your sinus rinse is very simple, safe and effective for treating nasal and sinus conditions.
YOU DO NOT NEED TO USE A NEBULIZER MACHINE FOR THE PULMICORT SINUS RINSES.

  1. Fill your Rhinoclear Nasal Care Bottle or Neilmed bottle as directed (Add 1 package of the Neilmed Sinus Rinse salt package to the rinse bottle and mix with boiled and cooled or distilled water - not plain tap water). THERE IS NO NEED TO BOIL/ COOL WATER OR USE DISTILLED WATER WITH RHINOCLEAR - JUST ADD YOUR PULMICORT!

  2. Break open Pulmicort nebule and pour into sinus rinse bottle

  3. Replace the bottle spout and rinse as you normally would, using the entire bottle at each rinse. DO NOT STORE OR REUSE UNUSED SINUS RINSE

Rhinoclear Rhinorinse IS NOW AVAILABLE WITH COMPOUNDED MEDICATIONS INCLUDING PULMICORT (BUDESONIDE), SEVERAL ANTIBIOTICS AND MUOUCS THINNERS (MUCOLYTICS).

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO INCREASE THE CONVENIENCE OF NOT HAVING TO MIX YOUR RINSE OR ADD MEDICATIONS, PLEASE ASK YOUR DOCTOR TO CONTACT OUR OFFICE FOR A PRESCRIPTION PAD/ PRESCRIBING INFORMATION (403)270-8060 OR EMAIL ORDERS@RHINOCLEAR.COM