Xylometazoline nasal is a decongestant that shrinks blood vessels in the nasal passages. Dilated blood vessels can cause nasal congestion (stuffy nose).
Xylometazoline nasal (for use in the nose) is used to treat stuffy nose caused by allergies, sinus irritation, or the common cold.
Ask a doctor or pharmacist if it is safe for you to use this medicine if you have other medical conditions, especially: heart disease, high blood pressure; glaucoma; liver or kidney disease; enlarged prostate, urination problems; diabetes; or a thyroid disorder.
It is not known whether xylometazoline nasal will harm an unborn baby. Do not use this medicine without a doctor’s advice if you are pregnant.
It is not known whether xylometazoline nasal passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. Do not use this medicine without a doctor’s advice if you are breast-feeding a baby.
Do not give this medicine to a child without medical advice.
Use exactly as directed on the label, or as prescribed by your doctor. Do not use in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.
Using too much of this medicine can cause damage to your nasal passages, which may lead to chronic congestion.