A vasoconstrictor with alpha-adrenomimetic activity for topical use in ENT practice.
Xylometazoline causes narrowing of the blood vessels of the nasal mucosa, eliminating edema and hyperemia of the nasal mucosa, restores patency of the nasal passages, and facilitates nasal breathing.
The action of the drug occurs a few minutes after its use and lasts for several hours.
- acute respiratory diseases with rhinitis;
- acute allergic rhinitis;
- hay fever;
- otitis media (as part of combination therapy to reduce swelling of the nasopharyngeal mucosa);
- facilitating rhinoscopy and other diagnostic procedures in the nasal passages.
Children aged 2 to 6 years are prescribed 1 injection of Snoop ® nasal spray 0.05% in each nostril (if necessary, repeat) up to 3 times/day.
Adults and children over the age of 6 are prescribed 1 injection of Snoop ® nasal spray 0.1% in each nostril (if necessary, repeat) up to 3 times/day.
The drug should not be used more often 3 times/day. The duration of the course of treatment is no more than 5-7 days.
From the respiratory system: with frequent and / or prolonged use - irritation and / or dryness of the mucous membrane of the nasopharynx, burning, sneezing, hypersecretion; rarely - swelling of the mucous membrane of the nasal cavity.
From the side of the central nervous system and peripheral nervous system: rarely - headache, insomnia, visual impairment, depression (with prolonged use in high doses).
From the cardiovascular system: rarely - a feeling of palpitations, tachycardia, arrhythmias, increased blood pressure.
From the digestive tract: rarely - vomiting.
- arterial hypertension;
- severe atherosclerosis;
- atrophic rhinitis;
- surgical interventions on the meninges (in the anamnesis);
- children's age up to 2 years (for 0.05% solution);
- children's age up to 6 years (for 0.1% solution);
- Hypersensitivity to the components of the drug.
With caution, the drug should be used for IHD (angina pectoris), prostatic hyperplasia, thyrotoxicosis, diabetes mellitus, during lactation.
The drug is incompatible with MAO inhibitors and tricyclic antidepressants.
The drug should be stored out of the reach of children at a temperature not exceeding 25 ° C. Shelf life is 5 years. The contents of the vial are sterile, without preservatives.
After opening the bottle, the drug should be used within 3 months.
Before using the drug should clear the nasal passages.
Do not use the drug for a long time (for example, with chronic rhinitis).
Symptoms: increased side effects.
Treatment: symptomatic, under the supervision of a physician.