Description of the medicine: Oxymetazoline (Oxymetazoline)
3 - [(4,5-dihydro-1H-imidazol-2-yl) methyl] -6- (1,1-dimethylethyl) -2,4-dimethylphenol hydrochloride.
Synonyms: Alka-Seltzer plus nasal spray, Afrin, Bartel drags decongestant spray, Vic Synex, 4-Way, Lekonil, Nazivin, Nazol, Okukliya, Tapsin cold aerosol against the common cold, Fazin, Fervex cold spray, Afrin, Alka-Seltzer plus nasal spray, Bartell drugs decongestant spray, Fazin, Fervex nasal spray, Lekonyl, Nasivin, Nazol, 4-Way, Wick Sinex.
They are used for acute and allergic rhinitis, sinusitis, sinusitis, eustachitis, hay fever, allergic and non-infectious conjunctivitis.
Intranasal administration of 2-3 inhalations (for children under 12 years - 1 inhalation) 2 times a day or 1-2 drops for adults of 0.05% solution, for children under 1 year - 0.01% solution, from 1 year to 6 years - 0.025 % solution 2-3 times a day.
In the conjunctival sac, adults and children over 6 years old are instilled 1-2 drops 3-4 times a day.
The drug is used for no more than 3 days.
Possible side effects: dryness and burning in the nasopharynx, agitation, insomnia, tachycardia, increased blood pressure, nausea.
The drug is contraindicated in arterial hypertension, severe atherosclerosis, arrhythmias, diabetes mellitus, hyperthyroidism, pregnancy, breastfeeding.
Method of release: 0.05% spray for intranasal administration in 5, 20 and 30 ml vials and 10 ml inhaler vials; 0.01% solution in dropper bottles of 5 ml, 0.025% and 0.05% - 10 ml; 0.025% solution (eye drops) in 10 ml vials (with dispenser).
Storage: List B.