Snup Stada

Snup Stada

xylometazoline

Manufacturer:

Stada

Distributor:

HK Medical Supplies
/
Health Express
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Xylometazoline HCl
Indications/Uses
Detumescing the nasal mucosa in the event of colds & attacks of runny colds (vasomotor rhinitis), allergic rhinitis. Facilitating the flow of secretion in inflammation of the paranasal sinuses as well as in catarrh of the tubal middle ear associated w/ colds.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult & school-age childn ≥6 yr 1 puff into each nostril up to tds. Recommended single dose should not be given more than tds. Do not use for >7 days.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Dry inflammation of the nasal mucosa (rhinitis sicca). Condition after trans-sphenoidal hypophysectomy or other surgical interventions, which expose the dura mater. Childn <6 yr.
Special Precautions
Increased IOP, especially narrow-angle glaucoma; severe CV diseases (eg, CHD, HTN); pheochromocytoma; metabolic disorders (eg, hyperthyroidism, DM); porphyria; prostatic hypertrophy. Risk of nasal mucosa atrophy in chronic cold sufferers. Patients treated w/ MAOIs or w/ other potentially BP-increasing drugs. Avoid prolonged use & overdosing. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Burning & dryness of the nasal mucosa, sneezing.
Drug Interactions
TCAs; tranylcypromine-type MAOIs; BP increasing medications may lead to HTN.
MIMS Class
Nasal Decongestants & Other Nasal Preparations
ATC Classification
R01AA07 - xylometazoline ; Belongs to the class of topical sympathomimetic agents used as nasal decongestants.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Snup Stada nasal spray 0.1%
Packing/Price
15 mL x 1's
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