SALINE NASAL SPRAYS - Watsons Health

SALINE NASAL SPRAYS

Saline nasal spray is a salt solution that works by rinsing and moisturizing the nostrils.

Treating dry or irritated nasal passages caused by colds, allergies, low humidity, or overuse of decongestant nose spray.

Do not use saline nasal spray if you are allergic to any ingredient in saline spray

If your symptoms do not improve or if they become worse, check with your doctor.

If you become pregnant while taking saline spray, discuss with your doctor the benefits and risks of using saline spray during pregnancy. If you are or will be breastfeeding while you are using saline spray, check with your doctor or pharmacist to discuss the risks to your baby.

No common side effects have been reported with the proper use of saline spray. Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur: severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue).

Precautions

Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:

  • if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding
  • if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement
  • if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances

 

Interactions

Some medicines may interact with saline nasal spray. However, no specific interactions are known at this time. Ask your healthcare provider if saline nasal spray may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your healthcare provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.

Apply 2-4 in each nostril 3 times a day or as necessary.

 

Available brands:

  • Muconase (Pharma Nutria)

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