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Oxymetazoline Hydrochloride 12-Hour

Dosage form: spray
Ingredients: Oxymetazoline Hydrochloride 0.05g in 100mL
Labeler: Taro Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc.
NDC Code: 51672-2030

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Oxymetazoline Hydrochloride
Nasal Decongestant 12-Hour Spray

Drug Facts

Active ingredient

Oxymetazoline hydrochloride 0.05%


Nasal decongestant

  • temporary relief of nasal congestion
    • due to the common cold
    • due to hay fever or other upper respiratory allergies
    • associated with sinusitis
  • reduces swelling of nasal passages
  • temporarily restores freer breathing through the nose


Do not exceed recommended dosage

This product may cause temporary discomfort such as burning, stinging, sneezing, or an increase in nasal discharge. The use of this container by more than one person may spread infection.

Do not use
  • for more than 3 days

Ask a doctor before use if you have
  • heart disease
  • high blood pressure
  • thyroid disease
  • diabetes
  • difficulty in urination due to enlargement of the prostate gland

When using this product
  • frequent or prolonged use may cause nasal congestion to recur or worsen

Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • symptoms persist

If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

  • Adults and children 6 to under 12 years of age (with supervision): 2 to 3 sprays in each nostril not more often than every 10 to 12 hours. Do not exceed 2 doses in any 24-hour period.
  • Children under 6 years of age: ask a doctor
  • To spray: squeeze the bottle quickly and firmly. Do not tilt head backward while spraying. Wipe nozzle clean after use.

Inactive ingredients

benzalkonium chloride, dibasic sodium phosphate (anhydrous), edetate disodium (dihydrate), monobasic sodium phosphate (monohydrate), polyethylene glycol 1450, povidone, propylene glycol, purified water.


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Distributed by:
Taro Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc.
Hawthorne, NY 10532


Compare to the
active ingredient
in Afrin ®*

12- Hour Spray

Hydrochloride 0.05%

Maximum Strength

  • Fast Acting
  • Up To 12 Hours Relief

Contains the Active Ingredient
Recommended Most by
Physicians and Pharmacists


1 fl oz (30 mL)

oxymetazoline hydrochloride spray
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:51672-2030
Route of AdministrationNASALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Oxymetazoline Hydrochloride (Oxymetazoline) Oxymetazoline0.05 g  in 100 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
benzalkonium chloride 
sodium phosphate, dibasic, anhydrous 
edetate disodium 
sodium phosphate, monobasic, monohydrate 
polyethylene glycol 1450 
propylene glycol 
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:51672-2030-51 BOTTLE, SPRAY in 1 CARTON
115 mL in 1 BOTTLE, SPRAY
2NDC:51672-2030-31 BOTTLE, SPRAY in 1 CARTON
230 mL in 1 BOTTLE, SPRAY
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH FINALpart34102/25/2006
Labeler - Taro Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. (145186370)
Applied Laboratories, Inc.117337220MANUFACTURE(51672-2030)

Revised: 06/2012
Taro Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc.

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