Oushod Sheba

Oushod Sheba

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Generic Information

Generic name



For the symptomatic relief of nasal congestion, perennial allergic rhinitis (including hay fever), sinusitis.

Therapeutic Class

Nasal Anti-histamine preparations


White soft paraffin, Liquid paraffin & Wool alcohol combination eye ointment produce a transparent, lubricating and moistening film on the surface of the eyeball. White soft paraffin, Liquid paraffin & Wool alcohol eye ointment provides soothing relief from the symptoms of dry eyes such as soreness, irritation or a gritty sensation. These may be caused by inadequate production of tears to keep the eye moist or by things such as certain medical conditions or treatment. The ointment also helps to protect the eyeball and can thus be useful for people who suffer from recurrent corneal epithelial erosion.

Dosage & Administration

Adults: 2 or 3 drops of Xylometazoline Adult formula (0.1%) two to three times daily. This adult formula should not be used for children under the age of 12 years. Children under 12 years: 1 or 2 drops of the Xylometazoline children's formula (0.05%) in each nostril once or twice daily. Not to be used in infants less than 3 months.


No drug interactions have been reported.


Xylometazoline nasal drops is contraindicated in patients with trans-sphenoidal hypophysectomy or surgery exposing the dura mater. It is also contraindicated in patients who are hypersensitive to Xylometazoline.

Side Effects

The following side effects have occasionally been encountered: a burning sensation in the nose and throat, local irritation, nausea, headache, and dryness of the nasal mucosa. Systemic cardiovascular effects have occurred, and this should be kept in mind when giving Xylometazoline to people with cardiovascular disease.

Pregnancy & Lactation

No foetal toxicity or fertility studies have been carried out in animals. In view of its potential systemic vasoconstrictor effect, it is advisable to take the precaution of not using Xylometazoline during pregnancy

Overdose Effects

Precaution & Warnings

Each Xylometazoline pack should be used by one person only to prevent any cross-infection. Patients are advised not to take decongestants for more than seven consecutive days.

Storage Conditions

Protect from heat. For reasons of hygiene, do not use the bottle more than 28 days after opening it.