The drug has a vasoconstrictive and anticongestive effect. It stimulates Alpha 1 adrenergic receptors and narrows the vessels in the places of application, reduces the swelling of the mucous membrane of the upper respiratory tract, facilitates nasal breathing, reduces the flow of blood to the venous sinuses.
To reduce the edema of the nasal mucosa, nasopharynx and maxillary sinuses at:
- Catarrhal diseases (acute rhinitis);
- Inflammation of the nasal sinuses (acute sinusitis);
- Allergic rhinitis (including hay fever);
- Average otitis (as a means of assistive therapy, since it reduces the swelling of the mucosa around the opening of the Eustachian tube).
They are also used to facilitate examination or surgical manipulations in the nasal cavity.
There are contraindications, before use, consult with the doctor!