What are the side effects of Drixoral?
Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:
- blurred vision.
- dizziness or lightheadedness.
- high blood pressure.
- palpitations (heartbeat that is fast, irregular, or pounding)
How long can I use Drixoral for?
Prolonged or excessive use: Do not use this medication for more than 3 days. Using this medication for longer than 3 days may cause your congestion to worsen when you stop using the medication. Do not use more than the recommended dose.
What was the active ingredient in Drixoral?
Drixoral combines two generic active ingredients, an antihistamine called dexbrompheniramine and the decongestant pseudoephedrine.
Why can’t you use drixoral for more than 3 days?
Prolonged or excessive use: Do not use this medication for more than 3 days. Using this medication for longer than 3 days may cause your congestion to worsen when you stop using the medication. Do not use more than the recommended dose. Excessive use can increase the risk of side effects, especially for children.
Is drixoral good for sinus infection?
This combination medication is used to temporarily treat symptoms caused by the common cold, flu, allergies, or other breathing illnesses (such as sinusitis, bronchitis). Decongestants help relieve stuffy nose, sinus, and ear congestion symptoms.
Is drixoral a decongestant?
Drixoral Decongestant Non-Drowsy is used to treat nasal and sinus congestion, or congestion of the tubes that drain fluid from your inner ears, called the eustachian tubes. Drixoral Decongestant Non-Drowsy may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Does drixoral make you sleepy?
This drug may make you dizzy or drowsy.
What happens if you use too much drixoral?
What does prolonged use of nasal spray do?
After the medicine wears off, the nasal tissue swells again. Sometimes it swells even more than before. If the person continues to use it, this swelling can get more severe and lead to permanent swelling of the tissue. Long-term use of these sprays can also damage the tissue, causing infection and pain.
What happens if you use a nasal spray too much?
Overuse of nasal sprays can also lead to other side effects, including headache, coughing, nasal passage swelling (inflammation), increased risk of sinus infection, and, rarely, tears in the nostril membranes. Don’t let that scare you from getting the relief you need.