RHINORYL NASAL DROPS

Eye/Ear Drops

RHINORYL NASAL DROPS

PACKING:
576x10ml

COMPOSITION:
Xylometazoline Hydrochloride    
I.P.     
0.1% w/v
Benzalkonium Chloride
I.P.
0.02% v/v
(as preservative)
In an aqueous isotonic solution
 
 
Using Purified Water
I.P.
q.s.
 
DESCRIPTION::
Xylometazoline is an imidazole derivative which is designed to mimic the molecular shape of adrenaline. Xylometazoline is a drug which is used as a topical nasal decongestant. It is applied directly into the nose, either as a spray or as drops.
 
MECHANISM OF ACTION::
Xylometazoline works by acting on alpha receptors that are found in the walls of blood vessels in the linings of the nasal passages and sinuses. It causes these blood vessels to contract and narrow, thereby decreasing blood flow into the linings of the nose and sinuses. This reduces swelling and the feeling of congestion. It also reduces the production of mucus, helping to relieve a blocked nose.
 
INDICATIONS:
Nasal congestion associated with colds, flu, sinusitis and nasal allergies (allergic rhinitis).
 
CONTRAINDICATIONS:
Hypersensitivity, narrow angle glaucoma, atrophic rhinitis.
 
SIDE EFFECTS:
Rebound congestion, oropharyngeal dryness, insomnia, sneezing, blurred vision.
 
ADMINISTRATION:
Instill the stated dose into each nostril with the head tilted backwards. Do not use for more than 7days as rebound effect or tolerance to the medication may occur.
 
DOSAGE:
As directed by the physician.
 
DIRECTIONS:
Use the solution within one month after opening the container.
 
DIRECTIONS:
Use the solution within one month after opening the container.
 
WARNINGS:
1. Use the solution within one month after opening the container.
2. Do not touch the dropper tip to any surface as this may contaminate the solution.
 
STORAGE:
Store in a cool, dry place. Protect from light.
 
PRESENTATION:    10ml plastic vial
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