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Phenylephrine Nasal Dosage

Medically reviewed on February 8, 2018.

Applies to the following strengths: 0.25%; 0.5%; 1%; 0.16%; 0.125%

Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Nasal Congestion

Phenylephrine nasal 1% spray: 2 to 3 sprays in each nostril every 4 hours.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Nasal Congestion

Phenylephrine nasal 0.125% drops:
2 to 6 years: Instill 2 to 3 drops in each nostril not more than every 4 hours under adult supervision.

Phenylephrine nasal 1% spray:
6 years or older: 2 to 3 sprays in each nostril every 4 hours.

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Dialysis

Data not available

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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