Always consult a medical doctor or patient care specialist before using saline + benzalkonium chloride nasal spray.
Indications and Usage
Saline nasal spray is used to relieve nasal discomfort caused by colds, allergies, and hay fever. It is also used to relieve sinus congestion and pressure.
A mist of Saline solution containing sodium chloride is delivered to help moisturize dry or irritated nostrils. This is a form of nasal irrigation. They can also relieve nasal congestion and remove airborne irritants such as pollen and dust thereby providing sinus allergy relief.
Do not take saline nasal spray if:
- You are allergic to any of the inactive ingredients in it;
- You are allergic to sodium chloride;
- You have high level of sodium chloride in your blood;
- You have high blood pressure or hypertension.
It is advisable to stop using the saline nasal drops if occurrence of bleeding nose is being noticed.
Administration and Dosage
Refer to your doctor or pharmacist for guidelines on dosage. The recommended dose to treat allergic reactions of the nose is 2 sprays in each nostril for three times a day. Do not use Saline nasal spray for longer than two weeks.
Consult with your doctor about medications you are taking or existing medical conditions you have before your treatment with saline nasal spray.
Symptoms of overdose include drowsiness or sleepiness. These symptoms have to be reported to the medical health professional.
No adverse reactions have been reported.