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Vicks Sinex Aloe Nasal Spray 15ml

Vicks Sinex Aloe Nasal Spray 15ml

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Vicks Sinex Aloe is an over-the-counter drug based on oxymetazoline hydrochloride and aloe vera. Vicks Sinex Aloe is a decongestant of the nasal mucosa , it quickly clears the nose in case of colds and stuffy nose.

Posology and method of use of Vicks Sinex Aloe Nasal Spray 15 ml

How to take Vicks Sinex Aloe 15ml?

Adults and children over 12 years: 1-2 sprays per nostril of Vicks Sinex Aloe spray every 8 - 12 hours, unless otherwise directed by your doctor.

Hold the bottle vertically, introduce its end into the nostril and press the nebulizer quickly and decisively. After application, inhale deeply with your mouth closed.

Active Ingredients and Excipients Vicks Sinex Aloe Nasal Spray 15 ml

Active ingredient : oxymetazoline hydrochloride 0.0500% w/v. 1 ml of product contains 0.5 mg of oxymetazoline hydrochloride.

Excipient : Levomenthol, sodium citrate, citric acid anhydrous, benzalkonium chloride solution, disodium edetate, eucalyptol (cineol), non-crystallisable liquid sorbitol, aloe vera, acesulfame potassium, L-carvone, polysorbate 80, benzyl alcohol and purified water.


Contraindications Vicks Sinex Aloe Nasal Spray 15 ml

Vicks Sinex Aloe Nasal Spray 15 ml is contraindicated in case of:

  • Hypersensitivity to the active substance or to any of the excipients, prostatic hypertrophy, heart disease and severe arterial hypertension.
  • Glaucoma, hyperthyroidism. Do not administer during and in the two weeks following therapy with antidepressant drugs (MAOIs). Inflammation or lesions of the oral mucosa or skin around the nostrils.
  • The drug is contraindicated in children under 12 years of age.

Side effects Vicks Sinex Aloe Nasal spray 15 ml

If the product is accidentally ingested or if used for a long time in excessive doses, it can cause toxic phenomena. The product can locally cause sensitization phenomena, and congestion of the rebound mucous membranes. In general, no serious side effects have been observed. Due to the rapid absorption of oxymetazoline through inflamed mucous membranes, undesirable effects may occur, divided into the following frequencies.

Rare : Eye disorders : eye irritation, discomfort or redness. Respiratory, thoracic and mediastinal disorders : discomfort or irritation of the nose, mouth or throat, sneezing.

Very rare : Cardiac disorders : tachycardia, palpitations, increase in blood pressure, reflex bradycardia. Central nervous system disorders : insomnia, nervousness, tremor, anxiety, agitation, irritability and headache. Gastrointestinal disorders : nausea. Renal and urinary disorders : urination disorders.


Warnings Vicks Sinex Aloe Nasal Spray 15 ml

Use with caution in the first months of pregnancy and, due to the risk of urinary retention, in the elderly. Also use with caution in patients with angina and diabetes. If the symptoms persist, a clinical reevaluation should be considered, in any case, the treatment should not be continued for more than 4 consecutive days to avoid a rebound effect and rhinitis phenomena induced by the drug. Scrupulously follow the recommended doses.

Accidental ingestion can cause marked sedation. Not to be used orally. Avoid contact of liquid with eyes. Prolonged use of vasoconstrictors can alter the normal function of the mucous membrane of the nose and paranasal sinuses, also causing drug addiction. Repeating applications for long periods can be harmful.

The use, especially if prolonged, of topical products can give rise to sensitization phenomena; in this case it is necessary to interrupt the treatment and institute a suitable therapy. Important information about some of the ingredients Vicks Sinex Aloe 0.05% nebuliser solution contains benzalkonium chloride may cause bronchospasm. Benzalkonium chloride, especially when used for long periods, can cause swelling of the nasal mucosa. If such a reaction is suspected (persistent nasal congestion), a BAC-free nasal medicinal product should be used if possible. If such BAC-free nasal medicinal products are not available, another pharmaceutical form should be considered.

Interactions Vicks Sinex Aloe and other drugs
There is a potential for interaction between sympathomimetic amines such as oxymetazoline with MAO-anti-drugs which are not recommended for use during or within two weeks following treatment with MAO-anti-drugs (see section 4.3). Oxymetazoline may reduce the efficacy of beta-blocker drugs, methyl dopa or other antihypertensive drugs. Hypertension and arrhythmias may occur when tricyclic antidepressants are administered with sympathomimetic drugs such as oxymetazoline. Increased cardiovascular toxicity may occur when sympathomimetic drugs are co-administered with antiparkinsonian drugs such as bromocriptine.



Vicks Sinex Aloe overdose
Symptoms Symptoms of moderate or acute overdose may include mydriasis, nausea, cyanosis, fever, tachycardia, cardiac arrhythmias, hypertension, dyspnoea, cardiac arrest, photophobia, headache, severe chest tightness and, in children, severe central nervous system depression with symptoms such as decreased body temperature, bradycardia, hypotension, apnea and loss of consciousness which require the adoption of adequate emergency measures. Treatment Treatment should be symptomatic. In more serious cases, intubation and artificial respiration is required.

Pregnancy and breastfeeding Vicks Sinex Aloe Nasal Spray 15 ml

Can I take Vicks Sinex Aloe 15 ml when pregnant or breastfeeding?

There are no studies on the use of the product during pregnancy and lactation. Use with caution in the first months of pregnancy. Administration should only be considered if the expected benefit to the mother outweighs the risk to the child.

Expiration and conservation of Vicks Sinex Aloe Nasal spray 15 ml

How to store Vicks Sinex Aloe 15ml?

This medicine does not require any special storage conditions.

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