Nasosmart-OX Nasal Spray

Manufacturer

Lenus

Contents

Oxymetazoline hydrochloride.

Marketing in India

Koronis Pharmaceutical Private Limited .

Indications

Listed in Dosage.

Dosage

Adult: Nasal Nasal congestion As 0.05% soln: Spray 1-3 doses into each nostril twice daily. OphthConjunctival decongestant As 0.025% soln: Instill 1-2 drops 6 hrly when needed.
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Contraindications

Glaucoma; hyperthyroidism, heart disease (including angina), hypertension, advanced arteriosclerotic conditions. Children <6 yr.

Special Precautions

Pregnancy, lactation. Difficulty in urination secondary to prostate enlargement; DM.

Adverse Drug Reactions

Nasal drops or spray: Local stinging or burning, sneezing, dryness of mouth and throat. Prolonged or frequent use may cause rebound congestion. Headache, insomnia, tachycardia, hypertension, nervousness, nausea, dizziness, palpitation, arrhythmia. Eye drops: Dryness of eye.

Drug Interactions

Potentially Fatal: Hypertensive crisis with MAOIs.

Pregnancy Category (US FDA)

Category C : Either studies in animals have revealed adverse effects on the foetus (teratogenic or embryocidal or other) and there are no controlled studies in women or studies in women and animals are not available. Drugs should be given only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the foetus.

Mechanism of Action

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CIMS Class

Nasal Decongestants & Other Nasal Preparations / Ophthalmic Decongestants, Anesthetics, Anti-Inflammatories

ATC Classification

S01GA04 - oxymetazoline ; Belongs to the class of sympathomimetics used as ophthalmologic decongestants.
R01AA05 - oxymetazoline ; Belongs to the class of topical sympathomimetic agents used as nasal decongestants.
R01AB07 - oxymetazoline ; Belongs to the class of topical sympathomimetic combination preparations, excluding corticosteroids. Used as nasal decongestants.

Presentation/Packing

Form

Packing (Max Retail Price)


Nasosmart-OX nasal spray

10 mg ;50 mcg x 1 puff x 100md (115.00 INR)