food interaction for XYLOREX
alcohol interaction for XYLOREX
pregnancy interaction for XYLOREX
lactation interaction for XYLOREX
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.
SALT INFORMATION for XYLOREX
How it works
Common side effects
How it works
Common side effects
SUBSTITUTES for XYLOREXNo substitutes found
Expert advice for XYLOREX
- Do not take more than 3 doses of xylometazoline in 24 hours or do not take a double dose if you miss any dose.
- Do not use it continuously for more than 7 days in case of nasal sprays and 5 days in case of nasal drops. Longer use could cause damage to the nasal tissue and lead to chronic congestion.
- Do not use nasal sprays in children under the age of 12 years and nasal drops under the age of 6 years.
- Do not take xylometazoline if you are allergic to xylometazoline or any other ingredients.
- Do not take xylometazoline if you recently had surgery.
- Avoid using xylometazoline if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
- Doctor’s advice should be considered in case of patients with following history of disease conditions: high blood pressure or heart disease; diabetes; an overactive thyroid gland; rare cancer of the adrenal gland; closed angle glaucoma or increase pressure in the eye; inflammation of the skin and/or mucosa of the nasal vestibule.
Frequently asked questions for XYLOREX
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.
Q.Is ipratropium a steroid?
No, ipratropium is not a steroid
Q.Is ipratropium a narcotic?
No, ipratropium is not a narcotic
Q.Does it contain opium?
It does not contain opium or its derivative
Q.Does ipratropium cause weight gain?
Ipratropium has no known effects on weight gain
Q.Does ipratropium cause constipation?
Yes, constipation is a known side effect of ipratropium
Q.Does ipratropium cause tachycardia (increased heart rate)?
Ipratropium may sometimes cause tachycardia (increased heart rate) in some patients. It is not a common side effect of ipratropium
Q.Does ipratropium cause an increase in blood pressure?
Ipratropium has no known effects on blood pressure
Q.Is ipratropium bromide the same as albuterol?
Ipratropium bromide and albuterol are 2 different medicines. They have the same action. They relax the air passages and make breathing easier (bronchodilators)
Q.Does ipratropium/ ipratropium bromide contain albuterol?
Combination medicines containing both ipratropium bromide and albuterol sulphate are available to treat asthma and associated conditions
Q.Is ipratropium bromide the same as budesonide?
Ipratropium/ipratropium bromide and budesonide belong to different class of medicines but both are used either alone or in combination to treat bronchitis, asthma and associated conditions
Q.Is ipratropium bromide a bronchodilator?
Yes, ipratropium/ ipratropium bromide is a bronchodilator used to treat bronchitis, asthma and associated conditions
Q.Is ipratropium bromide a long acting bronchodilator?
No, ipratropium/ ipratropium bromide is a short-acting bronchodilator
Q.Is ipratropium bromide an antihistaminic/antibiotic or is it an anticholinergic?
Ipratropium is neither antihistamine nor an antibiotic. It belongs to a class of anticholinergic bronchodilators
Q.Is ipratropium bromide a short-acting anticholinergic?
Yes, ipratropium/ ipratropium bromide is a short-acting anticholinergic bronchodilator
Q.Is ipratropium safe for infants?
Yes, ipratropium is safely used in infants. . Patients should follow advice of the doctor regarding its use
Q.Is ipratropium bromide a rescue inhaler?
No, ipratropium is a bronchodilator for the maintenance treatment of bronchospasm. It is not indicated for the initial treatment of acute episodes of bronchospasm where rescue therapy is required
Q.Can ipratropium bromide used alone?
Yes, ipratropium bromide can be used alone as a maintenance therapy in the treatment of bronchospasm, asthma and other associated conditions
Q.Does ipratropium bromide expire?
Yes, ipratropium bromide formulations have an expiry date. Please Read the details on the package for the correct expiry date.