propylene glycol/polyethylene glycol spray - nasal, Rhinaris
GENERIC NAME: PROPYLENE GLYCOL/POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL SPRAY - NASAL (PROE-pi-leen glycol/pol-ee-ETH-ih-lean glycol)
BRAND NAME(S): Rhinaris
USES: This product is used to treat dryness and irritation inside the nose (nasal passages) caused by dry room air, medications, allergies, colds, or other conditions. This product helps add moisture inside the nose to dissolve and soften thick or crusty mucus, making it easier to remove the mucus. This helps to prevent nosebleeds, relieve a stuffy nose, and make breathing easier.This product contains moisturizers in a gentle purified salt solution (also called saline or sodium chloride solution). It does not contain any medication.
HOW TO USE: Spray this product into each nostril, usually every 4 hours or as needed. Follow all directions on the product package. If you are uncertain about any of the information, consult your doctor or pharmacist.Try not to touch the container tip to the inside of your nose. If this happens, clean and dry the tip with a tissue before recapping the container.If your condition persists or worsens, or if you think you may have a serious medical problem, seek immediate medical attention.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014
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