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sodium chloride spray - nasal, Ocean

GENERIC NAME: SODIUM CHLORIDE SPRAY - NASAL (SOE-dee-um KLOR-ide)

BRAND NAME(S): Ocean

Medication Uses | How To Use | Side Effects | Precautions | Drug Interactions | Overdose | Notes | Missed Dose | Storage

USES: This product is used to treat dryness inside the nose (nasal passages). It helps add moisture inside the nose to dissolve and soften thick or crusty mucus. In babies and young children with stuffy noses who cannot blow their noses, using this product helps to make the mucus easier to remove with a nasal bulb syringe. This helps relieve stuffiness and makes breathing easier.This product contains a purified gentle salt solution (also called saline or sodium chloride solution). It does not contain any medication.

HOW TO USE: Spray this product into each nostril as needed or as directed by your doctor. This product may also be given into the nose as drops or a stream. 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, rinse the tip with hot water and dry with a clean 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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