Oxymetazoline Nasal Drops
What is Oxymetazoline Nasal Drops?
Oxymetazoline Nasal Drops is a medicine that is used for the treatment of Nasal Congestion, Allergy Or Common Cold and other conditions.
Oxymetazoline Nasal Drops contains Oxymetazoline as an active ingredient.
Oxymetazoline Nasal Drops works by narrowing the blood vessels in the nasal passages.
Detailed information related to Oxymetazoline Nasal Drops uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.
Oxymetazoline Nasal Drops Uses
Oxymetazoline Nasal Drops is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
- Nasal Congestion
- Allergy Or Common Cold
Oxymetazoline Nasal Drops Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Oxymetazoline Nasal Drops improves the patient condition by performing the following functions:
- Narrowing the blood vessels in the nasal passages.
Oxymetazoline Nasal Drops Composition and Active Ingredients
Oxymetazoline Nasal Drops is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.
Oxymetazoline Nasal Drops Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Oxymetazoline Nasal Drops. This is not a comprehensive list. These side effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side effects, especially if they do not go away.
- Discomfort Or Redness In The Eye
- Discomfort Or Irritation In The Nose, Mouth Or Throat
- Stinging Sensation
- Dryness Of Mouth And Throat
Oxymetazoline Nasal Drops Precautions & How to Use
Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
- Avoid taking oxymetazoline if having redness to the nose lining
- Be careful in high blood pressure and heart disease
- Consume oxymetazoline nose drops for maximum 7 consecutive days to avoid rebound effect and drug induced rhinitis