Xynolube 0.1 % Drops

Manufactured byAjanta Pharma Ltd.
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Description

Xynolube 0.1 % Drops acts as a nasal decongestant. It relieves the nasal discomfort associated with hay fever, sinusitis, allergies, and a common cold. It can also be used as an ophthalmic agent to reduce the swelling of the blood vessels in the eyes, thereby temporarily reducing their redness. Use of this medicine in children less than 6 years of age is not recommended unless instructed by the doctor.

Substitutes

List of substitutes for Xynolube 0.1 % Drops

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Xynolube 0.1 % Drops

  • Increased heart beat
  • Increased blood pressure
  • Nausea
  • Dryness of eyes
  • Headache
  • Blurred vision
  • Trouble sleeping

Uses of Xynolube 0.1 % Drops

What is it prescribed for?

  • Nasal congestion
  • Redness of eye
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 5-10 minutes of administration of the dose.
  • Duration of effect
    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 5-8 hours.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a known allergy to Xynolube 0.1 % Drops or any other ingredient present with it.

Heart diseases

This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a disease of the heart and the blood vessels.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with the doctor before taking this medicine.
General warnings

Pediatric use

Use of this medicine in children under the age of 6 is not recommended.

Duration of therapy

This medicine is not recommended for use for more than three days unless otherwise instructed by the doctor. Prolonged use of this medicine may cause the nasal congestion to recur or worsen.

Thyroid disorder

This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from a disorder of the thyroid gland. You may need to undergo certain tests to determine if the medicine is safe to use.

Missed Dose

If a dose is missed, take the dose as soon as you remember it. If it is almost the time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next dose. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Contact your doctor if an overdose with this medicine is suspected. The symptoms may be more severe if the medicine is ingested orally.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Ergot alkaloids

Beta-2 adrenergic bronchodilators

Disease interactions

Diabetes

This medicine should be administered with caution in patients having diabetes due to the increased risk of elevated blood glucose levels, especially when used for a prolonged period of time or more than prescribed. You may require a dose adjustment and more frequent monitoring of blood sugar levels while using this medicine.

Benign prostatic hyperplasia

Caution is advised while using this medicine in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia due to the risk of increased difficulty with urination. The risk is especially higher if the medicine is used for a prolonged period of time or higher amounts of the medicine are used. Report any adverse effects to the doctor immediately.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take Xynolube 0.1 % Drops following all the directions on the label or the package insert. Do not use in larger or smaller amounts or for a prolonged duration. Use of this medicine for more than three days is not recommended. Contact your doctor if the symptoms do not improve or get worse after starting the treatment.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
Xynolube 0.1 % Drops acts by reducing the swelling of the blood vessels in the nose and eyes. This helps in decreasing the discomfort and redness caused by the dilated blood vessels.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Alpha adrenergic agonists

Schedule

Schedule H

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DailyMed - OXYMETAZOLINE HCL- oxymetazoline hcl spray [Internet]. Dailymed.nlm.nih.gov. 2017 [cited 24 July 2017]. Available from:

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