Local symptomatic relief of nasal mucosa irritation in dry nasal colds with or without crusting of the nostrils, in adults and children over 6 years old
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1. WHAT IS Rinocusi Vitamin AND WHAT IT IS USED
This medicine belongs to a group of medications called nasal preparations. This nasal ointment contains retinol (vitamin A), substance protective effect of irritated nasal mucosa.
Vitamin Rinocusi is indicated for the local symptomatic relief of nasal mucosa irritation, dry nasal colds with or without crusting of the nostrils, in adults and children over 6 years old.
2. BEFORE YOU USE Vitamin Rinocusi
Do not use Vitamin Rinocusi if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to the active substance or any of the other ingredients of this medicine. -In Children under 6 years.
Take special care with Vitamin Rinocusi
- must be used only on the skin. should not be ingested.
- not exceed the indicated dosage.
If symptoms worsen or if they persist after 10 days of treatment, stop using the medication and consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Using other medicines
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription. It is recommended to avoid coadministration with other nasal preparations.
Use in children
Do not use in children under 6 years old due to lack of data on safety and efficacy.
Pregnancy and lactation
Consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine.
Driving and using machines
The influence of this medicine on the ability to drive and use machines is nil or negligible.
Important information about some of the ingredients of Vitamin Rinocusi
This medicine may cause local skin reactions (eg contact dermatitis) or irritation of the eyes and mucous membranes because it contains butylhydroxytoluene (E-321).
3. HOW TO USE Vitamin Rinocusi
Follow these instructions carefully unless your doctor gave you different advice. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you have doubts.
The recommended dose is:
Adults and children over 6 years old: apply a small amount of nasal ointment 2 or 3 times a day inside the nose or around the nostrils.
For external use (around the nostrils): Apply a thin film to the affected area, making a light massage.
For intranasal use: Insert thoroughly the cannula tube into the nostril and make out a small amount of medicine. Practice a light massage to facilitate the distribution of nasal ointment across the nasal mucosa. Once the nasal ointment applied, it must remain in contact with the affected area as long as possible, so the patient should avoid blowing. To increase its protective action is recommended to apply the nasal ointment before bedtime.
If you use more than you should Rinocusi Vitamin
In cases of overdose or accidental ingestion, consult your doctor, pharmacist or call a poison control center immediately. Phone: +34 91 562 04 20, indicating the name of the medication and the amount taken.
If you forget to Rinocusi Vitamin
Do not use a double dose to make up for missed doses. If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Like all medicines, Vitamin Rinocusi can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
If any of the side effects gets serious, or if you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet, tell your doctor or pharmacist.
5. HOW TO STORE Vitamin Rinocusi
Keep out of reach and sight of children. Do not store above 30 ° C.
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date on the carton after EXP. The expiry date is the last day of that month.
Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Place Pharmacy. If in doubt, ask your pharmacist how dispose of medicines no longer required. This way you will help to protect the environment.
6. FURTHER INFORMATION Vitamin Rinocusi
The active substance is retinol acetate. Each gram of nasal ointment contains 12,500 IU (international units) of retinol (acetate).
The other ingredients (excipients) are: tocopherol acetate, butylhydroxytoluene (E-321), cholesterol, liquid paraffin and white petrolatum.
Looks like and contents of the pack
Vitamin Rinocusi nasal ointment is a yellowish white. Each pack contains 10 grams of nasal ointment.
Holder of the marketing authorization
C / Josep Pla, 2
08019 - Barcelona
Responsible for manufacturing:
Sanofi Winthrop Industrie
196, rue du Maréchal Juin
Source: Spanish Agency for Medicines and Health Products
* All prices indicated are tax included