This medication is a decongestant, used to relieve nasal and sinus congestion due to colds, allergies, and hay fever. Ophthalmic- Relieving redness in the eye.
Contraindicated in patients with increased eye pressure, raised thyroid hormone level, heart disease (including angina), increase in blood pressure, advanced arteriosclerosis conditions, children <6 year, allergy to the drug.
Adult: Nasal congestion- As 0.05% solution: Spray 1-3 doses into each nostril twice daily.
It comes as a solution (liquid) to spray into the nose.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of high blood pressure, increase in eye pressure, diabetes, difficulty urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland, or thyroid or heart disease, or pregnancy.
• Do not use this nasal spray for longer than 3 to 5 days.
Stinging or burning, sneezing, increased congestion after stopping use, damage to inner lining of the nose, loss of ability to smell, throat irritation.
• Heart: Increase in heart rate.
• Central Nervous System: Dizziness, headache, drowsiness.
• Skin: Rash
Avoid excess dosage.
Keep this medication in an airtight container and out of reach of children. Store it at room temperature and away from excess heat, light, and moisture.
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