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INTRODUCTION

XYLOSTAR contains Xylometazoline which belongs to the group of Nasal decongestants. It narrows the vessels located in the nose and decongests the mucous membranes. It is used to treat nasal congestion, perennial and allergic rhinitis and sinusitis. It helps to clear the nasal passages by reducing the excessive nasal secretions and returning the swollen blood vessels to their normal size.

Always use XYLOSTAR exactly as prescribed by your doctor. It is for external use only. It is strictly not recommended for use in children and adolescents under 18 years of age. Before using this medicine tell your doctor if you have ever had kidney disease, heart disease, liver problems. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before using this medicine. The most common side effects are stinging or burning in the nose and throat, dry nasal mucosa, headache, nausea.

USES OF XYLOSTAR

Treat,

  • Nasal congestion (blocked nose, including colds)
  • Perennial and allergic rhinitis (recurring inflammation of nasal mucous membranes, including hay fever)
  • Sinusitis

HOW XYLOSTAR WORKS

XYLOSTAR works by causing the blood vessels in the linings of the nasal passages and sinuses to contract and narrow.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always use XYLOSTAR exactly as prescribed by your doctor.

SIDE EFFECTS OF XYLOSTAR

SERIOUS

  • difficulty breathing or swallowing
  • swelling of the face, lips, tongue or throat
  • severe itching of the skin, with a red rash or raised bumps

COMMON

  • Dryness or irritation of the nasal mucosa
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Local burning sensation

RARE

  • nervousness
  • difficulty sleeping
  • transient visual disturbances
  • feeling your own heart beat (palpitations)
  • high blood pressure

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Nausea:

Keep try taking this medicine with, or just after, a meal or snack and stick to simple meals and do not eat rich or spicy food.

Headache:

Apply hot or cold-water bag on your head. Take rest in a quiet and dark room. Drink tea or coffee.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

XYLOSTAR should be used with caution in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

BREASTFEEDING

XYLOSTAR should be used with caution in breast feeding women. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate any machinery while taking this medicine as it may make you feel drowsy or sleepy.

ALCOHOL

Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking this medicine.

KIDNEY

XYLOSTAR should be taken with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Consult your doctor for advice.

ALLERGY

Do not use XYLOSTAR if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Xylometazoline or any other ingredients in this medicine.

LUNGS

XYLOSTAR should be taken with caution in patients with severe lungs disease. Consult your doctor for advice.

HEART DISEASE

XYLOSTAR should be taken with caution in patients with severe heart disease. Consult your doctor for advice.

OTHERS

Do not use XYLOSTAR if you have:

  • a benign tumor of the adrenal gland
  • overactive thyroid
  • narrow angle glaucoma or diabetes

INTERACTIONS

Tell your doctor if you are taking,

  • Medicines used to treat depression such as monoamine oxidase inhibitors or other antidepressants

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Xylometazoline
Pharmacological Category :   Nasal decongestants, Adrenergic
Therapeutic Indication :   Colds, sinusitis and middle ear infections
Dosage Forms :   Nasal drops, Nasal spray

MORE INFORMATION

Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT XYLOSTAR

Can XYLOSTAR be used in pregnant women?

No. It should be used with caution in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before taking.

What is XYLOSTAR used for?

It is used to treat nasal congestion (blocked nose, including colds), Sinusitis and Perennial and allergic rhinitis.

REFERENCES

1. Christine Graf, Andreas Bernkop-Schnürch, Alena Egyed, Christiane Koller, Eva Prieschl-Grassauer and Martina Morokutti-Kurz; Development of a nasal spray containing xylometazoline hydrochloride and iota-carrageenan for the symptomatic relief of nasal congestion caused by rhinitis and sinusitis; [Approved on 2018] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6037157/

2. Ronald Eccles, Margareta Eriksson, Steve Garreffa, Shirley C Chen; The nasal decongestant effect of xylometazoline in the common cold; [Approved on 2008] https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/18655753/

3. K.D.Tripathi, Essentials of medical pharmacology, DRUGS ACTING ON ANS, Chapter 9 - ADRENERGIC SYSTEM AND DRUGS, Page – 134, 136.

4. GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare (UK); Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC); [Revised on 11/2020] [Accessed 16 June 2021] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.6155.pdf

5. Otrivin; GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare South Africa (Pty) Ltd.; [Revised on 01/2019] [Accessed 16 June 2021] https://www.otrivin.co.za/content/dam/cf-consumer-healthcare/Otrivin/en_ZA/Products/Eng_Otrivin%20Menthol%20PIL%20post%20Lionbridge%2007%2005%202019.pdf

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1
    Item Weight
    25
    Ingredient
    XYLOMETAZOLINE HYDROCHLORIDE 0.1 % w/v
    Hsn Code
    30049099
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