What is the use of Sinex?
This medication is used for temporary relief of congestion in the nose caused by various conditions including the common cold, sinusitis, hay fever, and allergies. It works by narrowing the blood vessels in the nose area, reducing swelling and congestion.
What is Sinex problem?
A sinus infection occurs when the sinuses (or, more specifically, the mucous membranes) become inflamed and swell up because of a viral, bacterial, or fungal infection. The infection can be acute or chronic (long-lasting). ( 3)
Is Sinex safe to use?
Do not use for more than 3 days. Using Vicks Sinex (oxymetazoline (nasal)) too often or for longer than you have been told may cause nose stuffiness to happen again or get worse. This medicine may cause harm if swallowed or if too much is used. The chance is higher in children.
How often can you use Sinex Micromist?
A: Sinex provides 12-hour relief of nasal stuffiness and can be used every 10 to 12 hours. Q: How much Sinex can I take? A: Adults and children 6 years of age or older can administer 2 or 3 sprays in each nostril every 10 to 12 hours.
Is Sinex a painkiller?
Paracetamol is a analgesic (pain reliever) and anti-pyretic (fever reducer) which works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that causes fever and pain. Phenylpropanolamine is a decongestant. It narrows blood vessels in the nose to relieve congestion.
How do I get rid of mucus in my sinuses?
Taking the following actions can help to eliminate excess mucus and phlegm:
- Keeping the air moist.
- Drinking plenty of fluids.
- Applying a warm, wet washcloth to the face.
- Keeping the head elevated.
- Not suppressing a cough.
- Discreetly getting rid of phlegm.
- Using a saline nasal spray or rinse.
- Gargling with salt water.
Is Sinex a paracetamol?
Sinex Tablet is a combination of four medicines: Paracetamol, Phenylpropanolamine, Chlorpheniramine Maleate and Caffeine which relieve common cold symptoms.
Is Sinex good for sinus infection?
When to call the doctor about Sinex nasal spray?
Gently turn your head from side to side. To prevent the spread of infection, do not share Sinex Nasal Spray with anyone else. Call your doctor if your symptoms do not improve after 3 days of treatment, or if you have a fever with a headache, cough, or skin rash.
Is it safe to take Sinex while pregnant?
It is not known whether Sinex Nasal Spray will harm an unborn baby. Do not use this medicine without a doctor’s advice if you are pregnant. It is not known whether phenylephrine nasal passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby.
What happens if you take Sinex too long?
Using this medicine too long can damage the lining of your nasal passages and lead to chronic nasal congestion. Blow your nose gently. Keep your head upright and insert the tip of the bottle into one nostril.
How does Vicks Sinex severe nasal spray work?
It is a nasal spray decongestant that starts working in seconds to relieve sinus pressure and shrink swollen nasal membranes so you can breathe more freely. Vicks Sinex™ SEVERE Nasal Spray helps relieve the sinus and nasal congestion that often accompanies colds, hay fever, or upper respiratory allergies.