Vilco Nasal Drops

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Primarily used for

Nasal congestion (blocked nose), Nutritional deficiencies, Preservation of the medicinal products
44.2
10 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Vilco Nasal Drops

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Uses of Oxymetazoline (topical)

Oxymetazoline (topical) is used in the treatment of nasal congestion.
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Side effects of Oxymetazoline (topical)

Common

Dryness, Sneezing, Irritation.

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How to use Oxymetazoline (topical)

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 Vilco Nasal Drops works

Oxymetazoline (topical) is a nasal decongestant. It narrows the small blood vessels, which provide temporary relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.
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Uses of Glycine

Glycine is used in the treatment of nutritional deficiencies.
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Side effects of Glycine

Common

Nausea, Drowsiness, Stomach upset, Vomiting.

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How to use Glycine

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 Vilco Nasal Drops works

Glycine is used to make proteins which are vital to human physiological functions. It is also involved in the transmission of chemical signals in the brain, so it may be used for treating schizophrenia and improving memory. It also seems to interfere with the blood supply needed by certain tumors, thus may have a role in cancer prevention too..
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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 Vilco 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.

In Depth Information on Vilco Nasal Drops

Expert advice for Oxymetazoline (topical)

  • Oxymetazoline (topical) 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.
  • Oxymetazoline (topical) 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 nose.

Expert advice for Glycine

  • Use with caution in children and elderly and only under a physician supervision.
  • Do not use glycine, if you are allergic to glycine or any other ingredient.

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.
Warnings
Special precautions for Vilco Nasal Drops
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Vilco 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
Vilco Nasal Drops 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 Vilco Nasal Drops that reaches the breastmilk, remove the excess solution with an absorbent tissue.
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Driving
It is not known whether Vilco Nasal Drops alters the ability
to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
Vilco Nasal Drops is probably safe to use in patients with k
idney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Vilco Nasal Drops may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Vilco Nasal Drops is probably safe to use in patients with l
iver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Vilco Nasal Drops may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Glycine

Q. Is glycine optically active/ polar/ hydrophobic/ soluble in water/ a nucleotide/ amphipathic/ inhibitory or excitatory/ ionic or covalent/ polar covalent/ contain a chiral carbon/have a side chain/have peptide bonds/have a chiral center/form hydrogen bonds?
Glycine is an amino acid which does not have a side chain. It is considered non-polar hydrophobic but can also fit into hydrophilic class. It does not have a chiral center
Q. Is Glycine vegan?
It is vega
Q. Does Glycine raise blood sugar?
Glycine ingestion results in little or no increase in plasma glucose concentration
Q. Does Glycine help you sleep?
Glycine is coming as a new non-pharmaceutical option for promoting good sleep. It should be taken as per physician advice
Q. Does Glycine cause weight gain?
Glycine usually does not cause weight gain.
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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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