Primarily used for

Preservation Of The Medicinal Products, short term fluid replacement after trauma
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Medicine Overview of SALINA NASAL DROPS

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Uses of Benzalkonium Chloride

Benzalkonium Chloride is used in preservation of the medicinal products.
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Side effects of Benzalkonium Chloride

Common

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.

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How to use Benzalkonium Chloride

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 SALINA NASAL DROPS works

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

Sodium Chloride is used in short term fluid replacement after trauma, dehydration and irrigation solution for eye/nose.
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Side effects of Sodium Chloride

Common

Volume overload.

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How to use Sodium Chloride

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 SALINA NASAL DROPS works

Sodium chloride works by replacing fluid loss.

In Depth Information on SALINA NASAL DROPS

Expert advice for Benzalkonium Chloride

• 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.

Expert advice for Sodium Chloride

  • Your electrolyte levels in blood and other parameters (such as blood pressure etc.) will be monitored regularly as you receive intravenous sodium chloride.
  • Tell your doctor if you have disorders of the kidneys, lungs, problems of the heart related to impaired pumping of blood (congestive cardiac disorders), high blood pressure or pregnancy-related blood pressure problems (pre-eclampsia), fluid retention problems  or swelling in hands, ankles or feet.
  • Seek immediate medical attention if you experience any unwanted swelling, trouble in breathing, muscle cramps, and/or weakness, fits, nausea, vomiting or stomach pain.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not take if you are allergic to sodium chloride or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not give to patients with excess fluid or sodium in the space outside body cells (extracellular hyper hydration or hypervolemia).
  • Do not give to patients with abnormally low levels of sodium or chloride in blood (hyponatremia, hypochloremia), fluid and sodium retention problems or edema (swelling).
  • Do not give to patients with congestive heart failure (heart failure resulting in fluid build-up in lungs and other body tissues), severe liver and kidney functioning problems.
Warnings
Special precautions for SALINA NASAL DROPS
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Salina 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
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. 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
CAUTION
Caution should be used in patients with impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for SALINA NASAL DROPS

Frequently asked questions for 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.
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Frequently asked questions for Sodium Chloride

Q. Is sodium chloride soluble in water?
Sodium chloride is soluble in water
Q. Is sodium chloride acidic or basic?
Sodium chloride is a neutral salt (neither acidic nor basic)
Q. Is sodium chloride ionic or covalent?
Sodium chloride is an example of ionic bonding, where the molecule is formed by ionization of participating atoms and attraction between them
Q. Does sodium chloride expire?
Normally, sodium chloride does not have an expiry date if stored under appropriate conditions
Q. Is sodium chloride polar?
Sodium chloride is ionic, which is considered highly polar
Q. Is sodium chloride an antioxidant?
Sodium chloride does not possess antioxidant property.
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