Xylorex Nasal Spray

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Ajanta Pharma Ltd

Composition for Xylorex Nasal Spray

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Primarily used for

Nasal congestion (Stuffy nose), Chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD)
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10 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Xylorex Nasal Spray

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Uses of Xylometazoline

Xylometazoline is used in the treatment of nasal congestion.
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Side effects of Xylometazoline

Common

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

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How to use Xylometazoline

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Blow your nose gently. Insert the bottle tip into one nostril and close the other nostril. Keep the head upright. Breath in while pressing the bottle. Repeat in other nostril.

How Xylorex Nasal Spray works

Xylometazoline narrows the small blood vessels, which provide temporary relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.
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Uses of Ipratropium

Ipratropium is used in the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder and asthma.
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Side effects of Ipratropium

Common

Headache, Nausea, Dry mouth, Dizziness, Cough, Throat irritation.

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How to use Ipratropium

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Blow your nose gently. Insert the bottle tip into one nostril and close the other nostril. Keep the head upright. Breath in while pressing the bottle. Repeat in other nostril.

How Xylorex Nasal Spray works

Ipratropium works by decreasing the activity of acetylcholine on the lung. This relaxes and opens up the air passages to make breathing easier.

In Depth Information on Xylorex Nasal Spray

Expert advice for Xylometazoline

  • Xylometazoline 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.
  • Xylometazoline 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.

Expert advice for Ipratropium

  • Appropriate administration of ipratropium with the inhaler is essential for a successful therapy.
  • Doctor’s advice should be considered in case of patients with following history of disease conditions: cystic fibrosis (an inherited disease in which thick, sticky mucus builds up and that can damage many of the organs in the body) may be prone to gastrointestinal motility disturbances; glaucoma (increased pressure inside the eyes that causes visual problems), urinary problems or a prostate (a male reproductive organ) condition.
  • Consult your doctor if you suffer from allergic (hypersensitivity) reactions such as urticaria, angioedema (swelling of lips and eyes), rash, bronchospasms (constriction of the air passages), oropharyngeal swelling and severe allergy (anaphylaxis).
  • Consult your doctor if you suffer from irregular heartbeats after ipratropium nasal spray.
  • Ipratropium inhalation sometimes causes wheezing and difficulty breathing immediately after it is inhaled. Consult your doctor immediately.
  • Consult your doctor immediately, if you experience pain in the eye or discomfort, blurred vision, visual halos or colored images in association with red eyes due to conjunctival congestion and cornea swelling may be signs of acute narrow-angle glaucoma.
  • Do not use your ipratropium inhalers when you are near a flame or source of heat. The inhaler may explode, if it is exposed to very high temperatures.
  • Dizziness and blurred vision have been reported. If affected, the patient should be warned not to drive or operate machinery.
Warnings
Special precautions for Xylorex Nasal Spray
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Xylorex 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.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Xylorex Nasal Spra
y during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

You may feel dizzy, or have difficulty in focusing, or blurred vision while taking Xylorex Nasal Spray
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Kidney
Xylorex Nasal Spray is probably safe to use in patients with
kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Xylorex Nasal Spray may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Xylorex
Nasal Spray in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Xylorex Nasal Spray

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.

Frequently asked questions for Ipratropium

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.
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Substitutes for Xylorex

No substitutes found for this medicine
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