The drug "Ximelin" (spray): instruction for use

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Nasal congestion often accompanies manycatarrhal and viral diseases. This is a rather unpleasant state, from which many seek to get rid as soon as possible. In some cases, the drug "Ximelin" (spray), the instruction of which positions it as a vasoconstrictor medication used in ENT practice, is quite suitable. It has an alpha-adrenomimetic effect. Due to this, the blood vessels in the nasal cavity narrow. Thus, edema and hyperemia are removed. The medication begins to act a few minutes after the injection. The effect can last several hours.

Drug "Ximelin" (spray) instructionrecommends with rhinitis, including allergic nature, sinusitis, eustachitis, otitis media. The agent is also prescribed before surgery or other manipulations in the nasal passages.

Medicinal product "Ximelin" (spray)is a colorless transparent liquid. The analogues of the described drug are preparations "Galazolin", "Otryvin", "Xylometazoline" and others. The main active ingredient is xylometazoline hydrochloride, and as auxiliary components - sodium phosphate, sodium chloride, purified water, benzalkonium chloride.

At local use this medicine is almost not absorbed. Its concentration in the blood plasma is very low and is not determined by modern methods.

Contraindications to the use of the drug incomplex therapy is hypersensitivity to components, as well as tachycardia, atherosclerosis, arterial hypertension, and available surgical interventions on the meninges. Also, this drug is not recommended for children under 2 years old. The drug "Ximelin" children's instruction advises to apply in the form of drops.

Use caution when medication is usedanamnesis of the patient diabetes. During the waiting period for the child and during breastfeeding, the spray is prescribed only after a careful weighing of the possible risks for the mother and child. It is necessary to follow the recommended dose.

Inject the drug once in eachnostril not more than 3 times a day. The total duration of therapy should not exceed a week. If there is a need to use the remedy for longer, you need to check with the doctor.

The drug "Ximelin" (spray) - instructionwarns - there may be side effects. It can be such local reactions as irritation or dryness of the nasal mucosa, burning, sneezing, in rare cases - swelling of the nasopharynx. From systemic reactions it is necessary to note increase of arterial pressure, tachycardia, strong palpitation, sleep disturbances, pain, vomiting. With prolonged treatment with the drug in high doses, a depressive state may appear.

Overdose can manifest itself in the intensification of these symptoms. In this case, the use of the drug is discontinued, and a doctor must be consulted. Treatment, most often, is symptomatic.

If acute rhinitis therapy is usedmeans "Ximelin" (spray). The instruction for its use prohibits the simultaneous use of tricyclic antidepressants and MAO inhibitors. A drug is not prescribed to treat a cold that does not go away for a long time (for example, with a chronic disease).

In case of exceeding the recommended dosesthe drug may affect the patient's ability to drive or work in potentially hazardous conditions. Before using the drug, you should check with your doctor.

If due to a cold in the nasal cavity crusts are formed, it is better to use a product that is released in the form of a gel. However, it should be noted that it is not recommended for preschool children.

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