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Vicks sinex severe

Generic name: oxymetazoline nasal [ox-ee-me-taz-oh-leen-nay-sal]
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Class of drugs: nasal decongestants and antihistamines

What is Vicks sinex severe?

Oxymetazoline shrinks the blood vessels of the nasal passages. Dilated blood vessels can cause congestion in the nasal passages.

Vicks sinex severe (for the nose) provides temporary relief from nasal congestion caused by allergies or the cold.this medication guide does not list all possible uses for vicks sinex severe.

Side effects of Vicks sinex severe

If you experience any of the following symptoms of an allergic reaction, seek immediate medical attention: hives, difficulty breathing, swelling of your lips, face, tongue, or throat.

Vicks sinex severe can cause serious side effects. Vicks sinex severe should be stopped immediately, and you should consult your doctor if:

  • Symptoms that persist or worsen;
  • After using nasal spray, you may experience severe burning or stinging.
  • Chest pain is characterized by a fast or irregular heartbeat.
  • Feeling short of breath, having a severe headache, or buzzing in the ears

Vicks sinex severe side effects may include:

  • A mild burning or stinging in the nose
  • Sneezing
  • Runny nose

There may be other side effects. For medical advice on side effects, call your doctor. The fda can be contacted at 1-800-fda-1088 to report side effects.


Vicks sinex severe is used to temporarily relieve nasal congestion due to allergies or the common flu.

If you experience severe burning in your nose or persistent symptoms after using vicks sinex severe, call your doctor immediately.

Before you take this drug

If you have an allergy to vicks sinex severe, then it is best not to use it.

If you have any other medical conditions or concerns, ask your doctor or pharmacist whether it's safe to take the medicine.

  • Heart disease high blood tension, coronary arterial disease
  • Diabetes;
  • A thyroid disorder,
  • Urination or prostate problems

Fda pregnancy class c there is no information on whether vicks sinex severe can harm an unborn child. If you plan to get pregnant or are already pregnant, tell your doctor.

There is no way to know if oxymetazoline nasal can pass into breast milk or if a nursing infant could be harmed by it. You should tell your doctor if your baby is breastfed.

How to take Vicks sinex severe?

Do not exceed the recommended dosage or duration. Use the recommended dose and do not exceed it.if you use the medication for too long or too frequently, it may cause your nasal congestion to improve and then return.if your symptoms persist after three days of treatment, call your doctor.

You should not share your medication with anyone else, even if you both have the same symptoms. The virus can be spread by sharing a nasal spray.use the nasal solution (nose drops):

  • Blow your nose softly. Lean your head as far back as you can or hang your head from the bed. Place the correct amount of drops in your nose by holding the dropper above your nose.
  • Sit up, bend your head forward slightly, and then gently move it left and right. For a few moments, keep your head bowed forward while seated.
  • After using the nasal drops, avoid sneezing and blowing your nose.

How to use nasal spray

  • Blow your nose softly. Insert the bottle tip into one nostril while keeping your head up. Close the other nostril with your finger. Inhale quickly and spray the medicine gently into your nose. Use the spray on your other nostril.
  • After using nasal spray, do not blow your nose.

Use the nasal spray no more than twice in 24 not use soap or water to wash the spray bottle away from moisture or heat at room at room temperature, free from moisture and heat. When not in use, keep the bottle tightly sealed.

What happens if i miss the dose?

As soon as you recall, take the missed dose. If your next scheduled dosage is approaching, skip the missed dose. You should not take extra medicine to compensate for a missed dose.

What happens if i overdose?

If anyone accidentally swallows the medication, seek emergency medical care or call poison help at 1-800-222-1222.

Keep vicks sinex stay away from children. Certain nasal medications may cause serious medical issues in young children who accidentally swallow or suck on the medicine.

Avoid this

If your doctor prescribes any restrictions regarding food, beverage, or activity, follow their instructions.

Interaction with other drug

If you also use any of these drugs, ask your doctor or pharmacist whether vicks sinex severe is safe to take.

  • An antidepressant—amitriptyline, clomipramine, desipramine, doxepin, imipramine, nortriptyline;
  • Ergot medicine—ergotamine, dihydroergotamine, ergonovine, methylergonovine; or
  • An mao inhibitor—isocarboxazid, linezolid, phenelzine, rasagiline, selegiline, and tranylcypromine.

Vicks sinex severe may interact with other drugs not listed here. Inform your doctor of all the medications you take. Included are prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Never start a new medicine without consulting your doctor.