What is Xylometazoline?

Xylometazoline (also known as xylomethazoline) 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. Xylometazoline is marketed under many brand names, with the typical adult solution strength being 0.1% w/v xylometazoline, and the dose for children under 12 being 0.05%.

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How long should last abstinence of xylometazoline nasal spray after which I can use it again? I was addicted, but succeded not to use it for 3...

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can use if abstained for 3 months

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If you have not used xylometazoline...

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I have given otrivin (adult) in place of otrinoz(baby) by mistake to my 2 years 8 month old baby. What should I do...

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xylometazoline nasal overdose

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Thank you for your query. I can understand your concerns.
Otrivine adult nasal...

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Im on a course of Sulpiride for like 1 month now. I started 50mg 3 times a day for 3 days then twice a day. to treat IBS.

now I have cold and my...

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It requires about 24hours for the blood levels to decline to close to zero. I...

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