This medication is a decongestant, used to relieve nasal and sinus congestion due to colds, allergies, and hay fever. Ophthalmic- Relieving redness in eyes. It works by constricting the blood vessels in the nose.
Contraindicated in patients with angle closure glaucoma, surgeries in which the dura mater is exposed.
Adult: Nasal congestion- As 0.1% solution: Instill into each nostril- 2-3 times/day. Max duration: 5 days.
It comes as nasal drops to instill into the nose as directed by your physician.
• Caution needed for young children, during pregnancy and lactation, patients with history of high blood pressure, cardiovascular abnormalities, diabetes mellitus, hyperthyroidism, and difficulty in urination secondary to prostate enlargement.
• To prevent the spread of infection; do not share this medication with others.
• Do not use this nasal preparation for longer than 3 to 5 days. Rebound congestion may occur after prolonged regular use.
• Eye and ENT:
Burning, sneezing, discomfort of nasal cavity, throat pain, tightness of throat, damage to the inner lining of the nose and difficulty in smelling.
• Gastrointestinal: Dry mouth, nausea, abdominal pain and vomiting.
• Central Nervous System: Drowsiness, headache and tiredness.
Avoid prolonged usage.
Nasal: Store below 30°C. Store it in an airtight container.
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