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Nasowin 0.1% Nasal Drops


Overview

Introduction of Nasowin Nasal Drops

Nasowin 0.1% Nasal Drops is used in the treatment of nasal congestion. It treats congestion associated with allergies, hay fever, sinus irritation and common cold.

Nasowin 0.1% Nasal Drops is for external use only. It is used as nasal drops, so never consume it orally. You should use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor to achieve better results. Avoid taking it if you have undergone any recent nose surgery or if there is some swelling inside your nose.

There are no major side effects with this medicine. But, it may cause burning sensation.

Uses of Nasowin Nasal Drops

Nasowin Nasal Drops side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Nasal dryness
  • Burning sensation

How to use Nasowin 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 Nasowin Nasal Drops works

Nasowin 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.

Nasowin Nasal Drops related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Nasowin 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
Nasowin 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 Nasowin Nasal Drops?

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

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Nasowin 0.1% Nasal Drops
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Otrifresh 0.1% Nasal Drops
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₹5.47/ml of Nasal Drops
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Nazotic 0.1% Nasal Drops
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₹5.2/ml of Nasal Drops
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Nazoset-A Nasal Drops
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₹4.5/ml of Nasal Drops
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Expert Advice

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

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Nasowin

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Persistent nasal congestion from 2 months.loss of taste and smell.
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
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
Dr. Vijay Verma
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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