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Oxymetazoline Nasal Dosage

Applies to the following strength(s): 0.05% ; 0.025%

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Nasal Congestion

2 or 3 sprays in each nostril not more often than every 10 to 12 hours

Comments:
-Do not exceed 2 doses in any 24-hour period.

Uses: Temporary relief of nasal congestion due to common cold, hay fever, and
upper respiratory allergies

Usual Pediatric Dose for Nasal Congestion

6 years or older:
2 or 3 sprays in each nostril not more often than every 10 to 12 hours

Comments:
-Do not exceed 2 doses in any 24-hour period.
-Children ages 6 to under 12 years of age should use this drug with adult supervision.

Uses: Temporary relief of nasal congestion due to common cold, hay fever,
upper respiratory allergies

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 6 years.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Patient advice:
-To spray, the bottle should be squeezed quickly and firmly.
-The head should not be tilted backward while spraying.
-The nozzle should be wiped clean after use.
-The cap should be replaced tightly to maintain child resistance.
-Use of the container by more than one person may spread infection.

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