Xylakem Nasal Drops

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Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Xylakem 0.1% w/v Nasal Drops

Primarily used for

Nasal congestion (blocked nose)
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10 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Xylakem Nasal Drops

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Uses of Xylakem Nasal Drops

Xylakem Nasal Drops is used in the treatment of nasal congestion.
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Side effects of Xylakem Nasal Drops

Common

Sneezing, Soreness, Dryness, Tingling sensation, Itching, Burning sensation.

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How to use Xylakem 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 Xylakem Nasal Drops works

Xylakem nasal drops is a nasal decongestant. It narrows the small blood vessels, which provide temporary relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.

In Depth Information on Xylakem Nasal Drops

Expert advice for Xylakem Nasal Drops

  • Xylakem 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.
  • Xylakem 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Xylakem Nasal Drops
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Xylakem 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
Xylakem 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.
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Driving
SAFE
Xylakem Nasal Drops does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Xylakem Nasal Drops is safe to use in patients with kidney d
isease. No dose adjustment of Xylakem Nasal Drops is recommended.
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Liver
SAFE
Xylakem Nasal Drops is safe to use in patients with liver di
sease. No dose adjustment of Xylakem Nasal Drops is recommended.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Xylometazoline, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Xylakem 0.1% w/v Nasal Drops

Frequently asked questions for 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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