WHAT IS SUDAFED BLOCKED NOSE SPRAY?
Sudafed Blocked Nose spray helps clear the stuffy, blocked up feeling in your nose and sinuses caused by colds and allergies such as hay fever. The active ingredient in the spray is xylometazoline hydrochloride which is a topical decongestant that relieves nasal and sinus congestion.
HOW TO USE SUDAFED BLOCKED NOSE SPRAY?
Adults and children aged 12 years and over – Use ONE spray into each nostril 2 to 3 times per day.
Do not take more than 3 doses in 24 hours. Do not use continuously for more than 7 days.
If symptoms persist or worsen, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. Do not give to children under 12 years.
Instructions for use:
Step – 1 – Remove the cap from the nozzle.
Step – 2 – When using the spray for the first time, press the plunger downwards while supporting the base with your thumb and release until a single spray is delivered.
Step – 3 – Hold the bottle upright and place the nozzle into one nostril. Press the plunger downwards and at the same time, breathe through your nose. Release the plunger and remove the nozzle from the nostril. Repeat into the other nostril.
Step – 4 – Wipe the nozzle and replace the cap after use.
For detailed instructions, please refer to the patient information leaflet provided with this treatment.
WHAT ARE SOME OF THE CAUTIONS ASSOCIATED WITH USING SUDAFED BLOCKED NOSE SPRAY?
Do not use Sudafed Blocked Nose Spray if:
- You have ever had an allergic reaction to any of the ingredients
- You are taking or have taken a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) in the last 2 weeks
- You have recently had neurosurgery
- You have had your pituitary gland removed
- You are under 12 years old
- You have high blood pressure or heart disease
- You have diabetes, overactive thyroid gland, heart disease
- You are pregnant or breastfeeding
If unsure, please check with your doctor or pharmacist before taking.
Sudafed Blocked Nose Spray may interact negatively with some medicines. Therefore, if you are taking other medications regularly, you should always consult your GP, pharmacist or the patient information leaflet to ensure this medicine is suitable for you to use.
WHAT ARE SOME OF THE SIDE-EFFECTS OF SUDAFED BLOCKED NOSE SPRAY?
Like all medications, Sudafed Blocked Nose Spray can cause side-effects, although not all patients will experience these.
Occasionally people may experience local irritation such as burning, soreness, dryness, stinging, itching or sneezing.
Nausea and headache may rarely occur. If this medicine is used continuously for long periods, congestion symptoms may return.
Further information about side-effects of Sudafed Blocked Nose Spray can be found in the patient information leaflet provided with this treatment.
Store below 25°C. Keep out of reach and sight of children.
For further information, please read the patient information leaflet provided with this product and the product packaging.