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Etolin 0.1% Nasal Drops


Overview

Uses of Etolin Nasal Drops

Etolin Nasal Drops side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Nasal dryness
  • Burning sensation

How to use Etolin Nasal Drops

Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Tilt your head as far back as possible and hold the dropper close to the nose without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine in the nose. Bend your head forward for a few minutes.

How Etolin Nasal Drops works

Etolin 0.1% Nasal Drops is a nasal decongestant. It works by narrowing the small blood vessels in the inner surface of the nose. This provides temporary relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.

Etolin Nasal Drops related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Etolin 0.1% Nasal Drops may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Etolin 0.1% Nasal Drops is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you miss a dose of Etolin Nasal Drops?

If you miss a dose of Etolin 0.1% Nasal Drops, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Etolin 0.1% Nasal Drops works right away and each dose provides relief for up to 12 hours.
  • It acts on the nose, so there aren't too many other side effects.
  • Etolin 0.1% Nasal Drops can make nasal congestion worse if used for more than 3 or 4 days in a row (called rebound congestion).
  • It can cause temporary stinging, burning, or dryness in the nose.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Etolin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Pramipex
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Alovir, Acvirax, Oveer
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Cytomega
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Furon, Furachlor, Fulo
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Ribapro
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Lizolan, Lidoford, Mapzolide
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Attera
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Etolin

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Persistent nasal congestion from 2 months.loss of taste and smell.
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Skin Specialist
Use BADAM ROGAN TAIL - 1-1 Drop in each nostril( Nose opening ) at night
Post nasal drip from 2 months and nasal congestion
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Ear Nose Throat Specialist
get ct scan of sinus and revert
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FAQs

Q. What is xylometazoline hydrochloride/ what is xylometazoline hydrochloride used for/ is xylometazoline a steroid/ an antihistamine?

Xylometazoline is a topical decongestant and is used to for relief of the blocked; congested nose and sinuses caused by colds and allergies such as hay fever. It is neither a steroid nor an antihistamine

Q. How does xylometazoline/xylometazoline hydrochloride work?

Xylometazoline relieves nasal and sinus congestion by constricting (shrinking) blood vessels (veins and arteries) in the nose

Q. Is xylometazoline hydrochloride addictive/ is xylometazoline addiction?

Prolonged use of xylometazoline may lead to its addiction in some.

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