The recommended dose for adults is 2 to 3 sprays in each nostril every 4 hours as required for 3 days or less. This medication should not be used by children under 12 years of age unless directed by a doctor. To use this medication, tilt your head slightly forward, place the nozzle loosely into a nostril, spray firmly, and breathe deeply.
Rinse the tip of the spray with hot water each time you're done with it to prevent contaminating the medication. Avoid sharing the spray with others because this can cause infections to spread.
Many things can affect the dose of medication that a person needs, such as body weight, other medical conditions, and other medications. If your doctor or pharmacist has recommended a dose different from the ones above, do not change the way that you are using the medication without consulting your doctor.
It is important to use this medication exactly as suggested by your doctor or pharmacist.
Store this medication at room temperature and keep it out of the reach of children.
Do not dispose of medications in wastewater (e.g. down the sink or in the toilet) or in household garbage. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medications that are no longer needed or have expired.