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OXYMETAZOLINE HCL
Oxymetazoline

Indications

Treats stuffy nose due to colds, hay fever, allergies, sinus and upper respiratory tract infections. Belongs to a class of drugs called nasal decongestants.

Brand Names


Afrin
Nasin
Afrin Extra Moisturizing
Afrin Sinus
Afrin w/Menthol
Duramist Plus
4-Way Long Lasting
NRS-Nasal Relief
Nasacon
Neo-Synephrine 12 Hour
Vicks Sinex 12 Hour
Genasal
Nostrilla
Duration
Good Neighbor Nasal Spray Pump

When You Should Not Take The Medication

You should not use this medicine if you have ever had an allergic reaction to oxymetazoline or to other nasal decongestants. You should not use oxymetazoline if you have narrow-angle glaucoma. Check with your doctor before using oxymetazoline if you have heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, overactive thyroid, or an enlarged prostate.

How To Store And Dispose Of This Medicine


Store at room temperature, away from direct heat and light. Do not freeze.

Keep all medicine away from children.

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine


Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
Slow, pounding, or irregular heartbeat
Trouble breathing
Seizures (convulsions)
Tingling in the hands or feet

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
Headache
Restlessness
Sneezing
Burning or stinging inside of the nose

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor.