NASOCAD NASAL DROPS

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Zydus Cadila

Composition for NASOCAD 0.1% NASAL DROPS

Primarily used for

Nasal Congestion
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Pregnancy
18.75
10 ML in 1 bottle
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Substitutes for NASOCAD

No substitutes found for this medicine

Medicine Overview of NASOCAD NASAL DROPS

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Uses of NASOCAD NASAL DROPS

Nasocad nasal drops is used in the treatment of nasal congestion.
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Side effects of NASOCAD NASAL DROPS

Common

Sneezing, Soreness, Dryness, Tingling sensation, Itching, Burning sensation.

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How to use NASOCAD 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 NASOCAD NASAL DROPS works

Nasocad nasal drops narrows the small blood vessels, which provide temporary relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.

In Depth Information on NASOCAD NASAL DROPS

Expert advice for NASOCAD NASAL DROPS

  • Xylometazoline 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.
  • Xylometazoline 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.
Warnings
Special precautions for NASOCAD NASAL DROPS
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Nasocad nasal drops may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
SAFE
Nasocad nasal drops is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
SAFE
There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Xylometazoline, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for NASOCAD 0.1% NASAL DROPS

Frequently asked questions for Xylometazoline

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.