Oxymetazoline Hydrochloride, the active ingredient of Nazolin® nasal spray, is a sympathomimetic amine of the imidazoline class. Nazolin® is indicated for the following purposes as a nasal decongestant in allergic rhinitis, with or without the addition of topical antihistamines or sodium cromoglycate; as a nasal decongestant in sinusitis where there is evidence of obstruction of ostea to the sinuses; as nasal decongestant in otitis media where there is evidence of obstruction of eustachian tube, especially in subacute serous otitis media (glue ear) and otitic barotrauma; as a decongestant in an infective rhinitis(e.g. an acute viral upper respiratory tract infection). where there is a secondary bacterial infection, there is no evidence of benefit.
Nazolin Nasal Spray
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.