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Triaminic Decongestant Spray Nasal & Sinus Congestion Side Effects

Generic Name: xylometazoline nasal

Note: This page contains side effects data for the generic drug xylometazoline nasal. It is possible that some of the dosage forms included below may not apply to the brand name Triaminic Decongestant Spray Nasal & Sinus Congestion.

Applies to xylometazoline nasal: nasal solution, nasal spray

As well as its needed effects, xylometazoline nasal (the active ingredient contained in Triaminic Decongestant Spray Nasal & Sinus Congestion) may cause unwanted side effects that require medical attention.

Severity: Moderate

If any of the following side effects occur while taking xylometazoline nasal, check with your doctor or nurse as soon as possible:

Symptoms of too much medicine being absorbed into the body
  • Blurred vision
  • dizziness
  • headache or light-headedness
  • hives
  • nausea
  • nervousness
  • pounding, irregular, or fast heartbeat
  • rash
  • shortness of breath
  • swelling of eyelids, face, or lips
  • troubled breathing
  • trouble in sleeping
  • wheezing
  • Increase in runny or stuffy nose

Severity: Minor

Some xylometazoline nasal side effects may not need any medical attention. As your body gets used to the medicine these side effects may disappear. Your health care professional may be able to help you prevent or reduce these side effects, but do check with them if any of the following side effects continue, or if you are concerned about them:

  • Burning, dryness, or stinging of inside of nose
  • discharge of fluid from the nose
  • sneezing

It is possible that some side effects of Triaminic Decongestant Spray Nasal & Sinus Congestion may not have been reported. These can be reported to the FDA here. Always consult a healthcare professional for medical advice.

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