propylhexedrine nasal

Pronunciation: PRO pil HEX a drine NAY sal

Brand: Benzedrex

What is the most important information I should know about propylhexedrine nasal?

Follow all directions on your medicine label and package. Tell each of your healthcare providers about all your medical conditions, allergies, and all medicines you use.

What is propylhexedrine nasal?

Propylhexedrine nasal is used to treat a stuffy nose caused by a cold, hay fever, or other allergies.

Propylhexedrine nasal may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using propylhexedrine nasal?

This medicine may contain other ingredients such as menthol or lavender oil. Ask a doctor or pharmacist if this medicine is safe to use if you have ever had an allergic reaction to any ingredient in the product you are using.

Ask a doctor before using this medicine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Do not give this medicine to a child younger than 6 years old without medical advice.

How should I use propylhexedrine nasal?

Use exactly as directed on the label, or as prescribed by your doctor.

The usual dose of this medicine is 2 inhalations every 2 hours.

Stop using this medicine and call your doctor if your stuffy nose does not improve after 3 days, or if it gets worse while using propylhexedrine nasal.

Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat. Keep the inhaler tightly capped when not in use.

Throw away the inhaler after 3 months of use.

What happens if I miss a dose?

Since propylhexedrine nasal is used when needed, you may not be on a dosing schedule. Skip any missed dose if it's almost time for your next dose. Do not use two doses at one time.

Do not use this medicine more often than every 2 hours.

What happens if I overdose?

An overdose of propylhexedrine nasal is not expected to be dangerous. Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222 if anyone has accidentally swallowed the medicine.

What should I avoid while using propylhexedrine nasal?

Avoid sharing this medicine with other people. Sharing a nasal applicator that is inserted into the nose can allow infections or disease to pass from one person to another.

What are the possible side effects of propylhexedrine nasal?

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Common side effects may include:

  • burning or stinging in your nose;
  • sneezing; or
  • runny nose.

Less serious side effects may be more likely, and you may have none at all.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

What other drugs will affect propylhexedrine nasal?

This medicine is not likely to be affected by other drugs you use. But many drugs can interact with each other. Tell each of your healthcare providers about all medicines you use, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Where can I get more information?

Your pharmacist can provide more information about propylhexedrine nasal.

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