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Drug information on Acolate DPS (Xylometazoline) from Gujarat Terce Laboratories Ltd.

Acolate DPS

  Drops
Gujarat Terce Laboratories Ltd.
Generic : Xylometazoline
 29.00
0.10%
10 ml
Dhanalakshmi Chinnuswamy
Further Checked by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Acolate DPS may be prescribed


Side effects of Acolate DPS

  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.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult: Nasal congestion- As 0.1% solution: Instill into each nostril- 2-3 times/day. Max duration: 5 days.

How to use Acolate DPS?

It comes as nasal drops to instill into the nose as directed by your physician.

When is Acolate DPS not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with angle closure glaucoma, surgeries in which the dura mater is exposed.

Warnings and Precautions for Acolate DPS

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.

Other Precautions for Acolate DPS

Avoid prolonged usage.

Storage Conditions for Acolate DPS

Nasal: Store below 30°C. Store it in an airtight container.



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