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.
Xylometazoline is a direct-acting sympathomimetic which has a vasoconstrictor effect by reducing swelling and congestion when applied to mucous membranes.
It comes as nasal drops to instill into the nose as directed by your physician. Adult: Nasal congestion- As 0.1% solution: Instill into each nostril- 2-3 timesday. Max duration: 5 days.
Stinging sensation, sneezing, dryness of mouth and throat, rebound congestion, mild burning. Headache, insomnia, tachycardia, hypertension, nervousness, nausea, dizziness, palpitation, arrhythmia. Dryness of eye.
Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Do not change the dose or stop this drug. Talk with the doctor.
Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Very bad skin irritation. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.
If you have an allergy to zinc oxide or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs
Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.
Avoid alcohol and grapefruit juice.
Nasal: Store below 30°C. Store it in an airtight container.
Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Nasal Decongestants & Other Nasal Preparations , Ophthalmic Decongestants, Anesthetics, Anti-Inflammatories
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