Rhinojet 0.5 mg Nasal Spray


Overview

Uses of Rhinojet Nasal Spray

Rhinojet 0.5 mg Nasal Spray is used in the treatment of nasal congestion. It treats congestion associated with allergies, hay fever, sinus irritation, and the common cold.

Rhinojet Nasal Spray side effects

Common
  • Nasal discomfort
  • Runny nose
  • Nasal congestion
  • Teary eyes

How to use Rhinojet Nasal Spray

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Insert the bottle tip into one nostril and close the other nostril. Direct the spray away from the cartilage diving the two sides of your nose and toward the sides of your nostril. As you spray, breath gently and keep the head upright. Repeat in the other nostril.

How Rhinojet Nasal Spray works

Rhinojet 0.5 mg Nasal Spray 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.

Rhinojet Nasal Spray related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Rhinojet 0.5 mg Nasal Spray 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.
Lactation
Rhinojet 0.5 mg Nasal Spray is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
To reduce the amount of Rhinojet 0.5 mg Nasal Spray that reaches the breastmilk, remove the excess solution with an absorbent tissue.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

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Rhinojet 0.5 mg Nasal Spray
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Expert Advice

  • Do not take oxymetazoline if you have high blood pressure, heart disease including previous episodes of pain and discomfort in the chest, diabetes mellitus, thyroid problems, liver or kidney disorders and non-cancerous enlargement of prostate; hallucinations (seeing, hearing or feeling things that are not really there), restlessness, sleep disturbances; increased pressure in the eyes (glaucoma).
  • Avoid taking this oxymetazoline if you have redness and swelling of the lining of your nose, or have scabs in your nose.
  • Do not take oxymetazoline if you have a recent nose surgery or surgery to remove the pituitary gland; or tumor of adrenal glands (pheochromocytoma) that causes episodic or persistent rise in blood pressure.
  • Take oxymetazoline nose drops for a maximum of 7 consecutive days to avoid rebound effect and drug induced rhinitis (runny nose).

Interaction with Drugs

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

FAQs

Q. Is oxymetazolinee addictive?

Oxymetazoline treatment does not cause mental addiction. However, patients may get physically addicted such that they feel the compulsion to use oxymetazoline. Hence, it should only be used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q. Is oxymetazoline a steroid/ antihistamine?

Oxymetazoline belongs to a class of medications called adrenergic drugs that are used as nasal decongestants. It is not a steroid or an antihistaminic

Q. Is oxymetazoline safe?

Oxymetazoline is safe, if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q. Does oxymetazoline cause cataract/keep you awake/ raise blood pressure/insomnia/drowsiness?

No such reports are available that confirm treatment related mentioned side effects (cataract/keep you awake/ insomnia/drowsiness). Oxymetazoline can raise blood pressure when taken with drugs like selegiline, moclobemide that are used to treat depression, and can also decrease the effect of drugs used to treat blood pressure. Hence, patients should consult doctors regarding the possible side effects and drug interactions

Q. Can I take oxymetazoline with Benadryl (diphenhydramine)/ phenylephrine/ pseudoephedrine?

Oxymetazoline should not be taken concomitantly with Benadryl (diphenhydramine) /phenylephrine/pseudoephedrine. Please consult your doctor when using concomitantly.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 13th Jun 2017.
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