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NASOPIL PAED NASAL DROPS

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MRP: Rs. 40 for 1 packet(s) (10 ML nasal drops each)
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Nasopil paed 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Nasopil paed nasal drops is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for NASOPIL

Benzalkonium Chloride(0.011% w/v)

Uses

Benzalkonium Chloride is used in preservation of the medicinal products.

How it works

The mode of action of benzalkonium chloride appears to be associated with the effect on the cytoplasmic membrane, which controls cell permeability.

Common side effects

Paralysis of respiratory muscle, Allergic contact dermatitis, Apprehension, Collapse, Coma, Convulsion, Cyanosis (bluish discoloration of the skin), Death, Shortness of breath, Muscle weakness, Restlessness, Vomiting
Xylometazoline(0.05% w/v)

Uses

Xylometazoline is used in the treatment of rhinitis (common cold).

How it works

Xylometazoline is a topical decongestant that relieves nasal and sinus congestion by constricting (shrinking) blood vessels (veins and arteries) in the nose.

Common side effects

Anxiety, Dizziness, Tremor

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Expert advice for NASOPIL

• Avoid contact with eyes, mouth or nose and rinse immediately with plenty of cool tap water in case of accidental contact.
• Never use benzalkonium chloride solution on blistered/ cut skin.
• Consult your doctor before using benzalkonium chloride solution in children younger than 2 years.
• Inform your doctor if symptoms do not disappear after 7 days of use. 
• Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
• Should not be given to patients who are allergic to benzalkonium chloride or any of its ingredients.
• Should not be given to patients who have a deep puncture wound, animal bite or serious burns.

Frequently asked questions for NASOPIL

Benzalkonium Chloride

Q.Is benzalkonium chloride the same as rubbing alcohol?
No. Benzalkonium chloride is not as same as rubbing alcohol

Q.Is benzalkonium chloride antifungal?
Yes, benzalkonium chloride is known to be antifungal to some extent

Q.Does benzalkonium chloride kill viruses?
No. Benzalkonium does not kill viruses

Q.Is benzalkonium chloride bleach?
No. Benzalkonium chloride is not bleach

Q.Does benzalkonium chloride kill MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus)/ staph (Staphylococcus Aureus)?
Yes, higher concentrations of benzalkonium chloride can kill MRSA / staph present on the skin

Q.Does benzalkonium chloride work for cold sores?
Yes. Benzalkonium chloride is effective for treatment of cold sores.

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.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 April, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)