The Pharmacist September/October 2018 - Page 5

SUDAFED SINUS-EASE 0.1% NASAL SPRAY ® GET YOUR HEAD BACK SYMPTOMATIC RELIEF OF NASAL CONGESTION Gets to work in 2 minutes FAST, EFFECTIVE AND LONG LASTING For all night congestion relief CONTAINS XYLOMETAZOLINE Lasts up to 10 hours Sudafed Sinus-Ease 0.1 % Nasal Spray (Xylometazoline Hydrochloride 0.1% w/v) Product Information Presentation: Metered dose bottle containing 0.1% w/v Xylometazoline hydrochloride as an aqueous solution. Uses: Symptomatic relief of nasal congestion associated with colds, influenza, sinusitis, and rhinitis and other upper respiratory tract allergies. Dosage: Adults and children 12 years and over: 1 spray into each nostril 2 – 3 times daily up to a maximum of 3 sprays daily. Children under 12 years: Not recommended. Contraindications: Hypersensitivity to ingredients, with or within 2 weeks of receiving MAOIs, hypophysectomy or surgery exposing dura mater. Precautions: Coronary artery disease, hypertension, diabetes mellitus, hyperthyroidism. Prolonged treatment may lead to reactive hyperemia of the nasal mucosa. Pregnancy and Lactation: Date of preparation: September 2018 UK/SU/18-12115 Not recommended Side effects: Not Known: burning sensation mucosal, nasal discomfort, nasal dryness, nasal pruritus, rhinalgia, sneezing, rebound congestion. Rare: nausea and headache. RRP (ex VAT): £3.95 Legal category: GSL PL Holder: McNeil Products Ltd., Foundation Park, Roxborough Way, Maidenhead, SL6 3UG. PL Number: PL 15513/0074 Date of prep: 09 May 2018