Oxymetazoline is a direct-acting sympathomimetic which has vasoconstrictor effect on mucosal blood vessels when applied topically and in turn reduces oedema of the nasal mucosa.
Azolin 0.05% Nasal Drops
Adults and children 6 years of age and older: 2-3 drops or sprays in each nostril twice daily for 3-5 days.
Children of age 2-6 years: 2-3 drops in each nostril twice daily for 3-5 days. Sprays are generally unsuitable for young children because of the small size of their nostrils. The drug is not recommended in children under the age of 2 years.