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Drixine Nasal/Paediatric

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Generic Name: Oxymetazoline hydrochloride
Product Name: Drixine Nasal/Paediatric


Relief of nasal congestion associated with acute and chronic rhinitis, common cold and sinusitis


Produce vasoconstriction in nasal mucosa; decrease nasal blood flow and congestion

Dose advice

Drixine Nasal-Nasal drop 0.05%, 15mL and 30mlDrixine Paediatric-Nasal drop 0.025%, 15mLDrixine Nasal Metered Pump Spray: Nasal spray, 0.05%, 15mL & 15mL refillAdult: 1-2 sprays into each nostril up to 4 times dailyChild >6 years: 1-2 sprays into each nostril up to 4 times daily Combination products are not recommended



Common side effects

Transient burning, stinging, increased nasal dischargeRebound congestion with prolonged use (4-5 days). Rebound congestion is associated with overuse and may take several weeks to reverseNasal decongestants are contra-indicated in MAOI treatment

Uncommon side effects

HypertensionNauseaNervousnessDizzinessDrowsinessInsomniaHeadacheCNS effects are more common in children

For further information talk to your doctor.

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Posted On: 22 July, 2003
Modified On: 22 October, 2015


Created by: myVMC