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NASAL SPRAY
SODIUM CHLORIDE - NASAL SPRAY

Important Note

The following information is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacist or other healthcare professional. It should not be construed to indicate that use of the drug is safe, appropriate, or effective for you. Consult your healthcare professional before using this drug.

SODIUM CHLORIDE - NASAL SPRAY

(SO-dee-um KLOR-ide)

COMMON BRAND NAME(S): Ocean, Sea Mist

Uses

This medication is used to treat dry nasal passages (nostrils).

How To Use

Spray this medication into the nose (each nostril) as needed; or use as directed by your doctor. To use the nasal spray, place the tip of the container just inside the nostril. Be careful not to touch the container to the inside of the nose. After spraying this medication, breathe deeply through the nose several times to be sure the medication reaches deep into the nose.

Side Effects

Stinging, sneezing, increased nasal discharge, or salty taste may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor. Tell your doctor immediately if any of these serious side effects occur: frequent nosebleeds. If you notice any other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Precautions

Tell your doctor your medical history, especially of: allergies (especially drug allergies). Tell your doctor if you are pregnant before using this medication. It is not known whether this drug passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Drug Interactions

Tell your doctor of all prescription and nonprescription medication you may use, especially of: other nose sprays, decongestants (e.g., pseudoephedrine). Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

Overdose

Not applicable.

Notes

Do not share this medication with others. Doing so may increase the risk of infection.

Missed Dose

Not applicable.

Storage

Store at room temperature between 36 and 86 degrees F (2 to 30 degrees C) away from light and moisture.