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INTRODUCTION

NASOFINE contains a combination of Chlorhexidine and Neomycin, which belongs to the group of medicines called antiseptic and disinfectant and aminoglycosides antibiotics. It is used to treat and prevent infections in the nose. NASOFINE is for topical use in the nose only. 

Chlorhexidine kills bacteria by destroying the bacteria’s cell wall. Neomycin kills bacteria by blocking the protein production done by the bacteria for its survival. Do not use NASOFINE immediately after facewash or with certain soaps as this medicine may not work properly.

Do not apply NASOFINE if you are allergic to chlorhexidine, neomycin (or other aminoglycoside antibiotics such as gentamycin, streptomycin etc.), peanuts or soya. Pregnant and breastfeeding women are advised to consult your physician before using NASOFINE. The possible side effects of applying NASOFINE may include skin irritation, temporary loss of sensation to taste or smell, redness or itching, painful urination or blood in the urine.

USES OF NASOFINE

  • treats and prevents infections of the nose

HOW NASOFINE WORKS

NASOFINE is a combination of Chlorhexidine and Neomycin. Chlorhexidine kills bacteria by destroying the bacteria’s cell wall. Neomycin kills bacteria by blocking the protein production done by the bacteria for its survival.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always apply NASOFINE as directed by your physician. It is for external use on the surface of the nose/nostril only. Avoid using this medicine in the eyes or ears.

SIDE EFFECTS OF NASOFINE

COMMON

  • skin irritation
  • improper hearing
  • temporary loss of sensation of taste or smell
  • skin redness or itching

Stop taking NASOFINE and/or contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • severe allergic reaction symptoms such as swelling of the face, tongue or throat, difficulty breathing, dizziness, severe irritation, reddening or blistering of your skin
  • blood in the urine or severe pain when urinating

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

Consult your doctor for advice before using NASOFINE.

BREASTFEEDING

Consult your doctor for advice before using NASOFINE.

ALLERGY

Do not apply NASOFINE if you are allergic to chlorhexidine or neomycin or peanuts or soya.

OTHERS

Before applying NASOFINE, inform your doctor if you have:

  • hearing problems

Use in geriatrics:

NASOFINE should be used with caution in the elderly. Consult your doctor for advice.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug interactions:

Tell your doctor about all the medicines you use, including prescription and non-prescription medicines and herbal supplements.

B. Drug-Food interaction:

NASOFINE may interact with peanut or soya etc. and cause allergic reactions. Consult your doctor for diet advice.

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally applied too much of NASOFINE or swallowed, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Chlorhexidine, Neomycin sulphate
Pharmacological Category :   Antiseptic and disinfectant, Aminoglycosides antibiotics
Therapeutic Indication :   Treat and prevent infections in the nose
Dosage Forms :   Cream

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep out of reach from children
  • Store at room temperature

FAQs ABOUT NASOFINE

How do doses NASOFINE work for infection in the nose?

NASOFINE contains Chlorhexidine and Neomycin. Bacteria are killed by chlorhexidine by damaging their cell walls. Neomycin kills bacteria by preventing them from producing the proteins they need to survive.

Can NASOFINE be used after facewash?

It is recommended not to use NASOFINE after face wash as this medicine may not work properly if mixed with certain ingredients in the facewash or soaps. Consult your doctor for advice.

Is NASOFINE safe for pregnant women?

NASOFINE can be used by pregnant women if recommended by your doctor. Consult your doctor before use.

Can NASOFINE cause loss of smell?

Yes, NASOFINE cause temporary loss of sensation to taste or smell. If the symptoms worsen or do not resolve consult your doctor immediately.

Is NASOFINE safe for use in elders?

NASOFINE should be used with caution in the elderly. Consult your doctor for advice.

REFERENCES

1. KD. Tripathi. Aminoglycoside antibiotics, Antiseptics, disinfectants and ectoparasiticides. Essentials of medical pharmacology. 8th Edition. 2019. Page – 799, 959.

2. P M Rountree, J Loewenthal, E Tedder, R Gye. National Library of Medicine. Staphylococcal wound infection: the use of neomycin and chlorhexidine ("Naseptin") nasal cream in its control. [Accessed on 20th March 2022] https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/13982709/

3. Alliance Pharmaceuticals Limited. Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC). chlorhexidine dihydrochloride and neomycin sulfate. [Revised on September 2014] [Accessed on 20th March 2022] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.5524.pdf

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    25 g
    Ingredient
    Chlorhexidine Hydrochloride 0.1 % w/w+NEOMYCIN SULPHATE 0.5 % w/w
    Hsn Code
    30049087
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Nasofine Cream 15gm

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