Acute respiratory diseases accompanied by nasal congestion. Allergic rhinitis. Vasomotor rhinitis. To restore drainage and nasal breathing in diseases of the paranasal sinuses of the nasal cavity, Eustachian. To eliminate edema before diagnostic manipulations in the nasal passages.
Composition and form of release
Active ingredient: oxymetazoline hydrochloride (0.5 mg / ml).
Excipients: polyethylene glycol 400, benzalkonium chloride, disodium edetate, sodium hydrogen phosphate dodecahydrate, water, levomenthol, racemic camphor, eucalyptol, benzyl alcohol, povidone, sodium carboxymethyl cellulose, sodium dihydrogen phosphate dihydrate.
Rint Nasal Spray With Menthol is produced in the form of a solution (nasal spray).
This is a nasal spray. The active ingredient excites alpha-adrenergic receptors. When applied to the mucous membrane, it causes vasoconstriction, while reducing swelling, redness. With rhinitis (runny nose), relieves nasal breathing.
Rint is used for swelling of the nasal mucosa due to colds, coryza attacks with a large amount of liquid mucous secretions (vasomotor rhinitis), as well as allergic rhinitis, acute sinusitis.
In addition, it is indicated for acute otitis media (to restore the patency of the Eustachian tube).
It is also used to facilitate rhinoscopy.
Rint should not be used:
- with allergies to the components of the solution;
- with “dry” inflammation of the nasal mucosa with the formation of crusts (dry rhinitis);
- with the transferred transsphenoidal removal of the pituitary gland or any other surgical interventions with a history of exposure of the meninges;
- with tachycardia;
- with arterial hypertension;
- with angina pectoris;
- with severe atherosclerosis;
- during pregnancy, breastfeeding;
- with simultaneous treatment with MAOIs, tricyclic antidepressants;
- children under six years old.
Use with caution:
- when treating MAOIs or other drugs with a hypertensive effect in the past;
- with increased intraocular pressure, especially with angle-closure glaucoma;
- with cardiovascular pathology;
- with pheochromocytoma;
- with metabolic disorders (for example, diabetes mellitus, hyperthyroidism);
- with porphyria;
- with prostatic hyperplasia.
Application during pregnancy and lactation
During these periods, Rint is not used.
Method of administration and dosage
Rint is applied intranasally (into the nose).
The spray is used in children from 6 years of age and in adults – one injection into each nasal passage up to three times a day.
It is not recommended to use the spray for more than five days.
When applied topically, overdose is unlikely.
Symptoms: mydriasis (dilated pupils), nausea, cyanosis, convulsions, fever, cardiovascular disorders (tachycardia, arterial hypertension, arrhythmia, cardiac arrest), respiratory failure, changes in consciousness, drowsiness, pulmonary edema, decreased body temperature, bradycardia (decrease heart rate), a sharp drop in blood pressure, respiratory arrest, coma development.
Overdose treatment: stopping treatment, seeking medical attention immediately, intensive care.
- Cardiovascular disorders: heart palpitations, arrhythmias, arterial hypertension.
- Neurological disorders: headache, paroxysm, insomnia, fatigue, dizziness.
- Respiratory, thoracic, mediastinal disorders: burning sensation in the nose, feeling of dryness, shortness of breath, sneezing, increased swelling of the nasal mucosa, epistaxis, atrophy of the nasal mucosa.
- General disorders: tachyphylaxis, fatigue, drowsiness, visual impairment.
- Digestive disorders: nausea.
- Immune disorders: hypersensitivity reactions (angioedema, exanthema, itching).
- Mental disorders: sleep disturbances, agitation, hallucinations.
Storage conditions and periods
Store Rint at a temperature of 15-25 ° C out of the reach of children. The spray has a shelf life of two years.