Vicks Sinex Micromist is a pump nasal spray that helps relieve a blocked nose that occurs during common cold, sinusitis or even hay fever.
Vicks Sinex Micromist is used to unblock the nose and decongest the nasal passageways during a bout of common cold, sinusitis or hay fever.
Vicks Sinex Micromist works by narrowing and constricting the inflamed blood vessels in the nose, which eases congestion and breathing.
Vicks Sinex Micromist helps relieve a blocked nose due to:
It starts working within minutes of application and the effect lasts for up to 8 hours.
Adolescents above the age of 12 years and adults can use this spray. The recommended dosage is one or two sprays in each nostril, taken every 6 to 8 hours.
Vicks Sinex Micromist comes in a metered spray bottle. This delivers an accurate dose with each spray, so you can take one or two sprays from the bottle as required every 6 to 8 hours.
Do not use Vicks Sinex Micromist for:
Children below the age of 12 years
People who are allergic to fragrances of Menthol and Eucalyptus
People who are allergic to any of the ingredients of this medicine
People with inflamed or ruptured skin around the nostrils or nasal passageways
People who have recently undergone brain surgery
People who have undergone trans-sphenoidal hypophysectomy, a surgical procedure that removes a tumour of the pituitary gland via the sinus at the back of the nose
People who have a tumour of the adrenal glands (pheochromocytoma)
Get medical advice before using Vicks Sinex Micromist if:
You are already taking any other complementary medicine or therapy for your underlying medical condition
You have raised pressure in the eyeball (closed angle glaucoma)
Men with an enlarged prostate gland
You have kidney or liver problems
Being a nasal spray, this medicine narrows the blood vessels of the nose. And hence, the chances of experiencing side effects on other parts of the body are minimal.
However, these are a few uncommon side effects which you may experience:
Irritation in the nose, mouth, or throat
Irritation, dryness, redness, or discomfort in the eyes
Do not use Vicks Sinex Micromist if you have taken phenelzine, isocarboxazid, tranylcypromine, rasagiline, selegiline or safinamide within the last 14 days.
Keep the medicine out of reach of children below the age of 12 years.
The medicine can be purchased directly via MedsNow in the UK, it does not require a prescription.