Suspension for Inhalation Nasovap Suspension for Inhalation

2%+10%
100 ml bottle: ৳ 130.00

Indications

This is indicated for relief of the symptoms of coughs, colds and blocked noses.

Dosage & Administration

Inhaled via the mouth and nasal passages. Adults, children over 3 months of age and the elderly: Add one 5 ml spoonful to a pint of hot, but not boiling water. The dose may be repeated after 4 hours if required.

Contraindications

Not suitable for children under 3 months. Contra-indicated in patients with hypersensitivity to menthol, eucalyptus or any of the other ingredients

Side Effects

Menthol may give rise to hypersensitivity reactions including contact dermatitis. There have been reports of apnoea and instant collapse in infants following the local application of menthol to their nostrils.

Pregnancy & Lactation

Use of this product in the above conditions is not considered likely to cause any harmful effects.

Precautions & Warnings

Not suitable for children under 3 months. For external use only. Keep all medicines away from children. This medicine contains 1.25mg benzalkonium chloride in each 5ml dose, which is equivalent to 0.025% w/v. Benzalkonium chloride may cause wheezing and breathing difficulties (bronchospasm), especially if you have asthma.

Overdose Effects

Symptoms of poisoning with swallowed menthol and eucalyptus inhalation include epigastric burning, severe abdominal pain, central nervous system depression, pulmonary damage, nausea and vomiting, drowsiness, dizziness and muscular weakness, ataxia, miosis, coma and a feeling of suffocation. Cyanosis, delirium and convulsions may occur. Deaths have been recorded from doses as low as 3.5ml of eucalyptus oil (equivalent to 35m1 of the inhalation). The fatal dose of menthol in man has been estimated to be about 2g (equivalent to 100ml of the inhalation).

Treatment should consist of emptying the stomach by gastric lavage and aspiration. Administer a saline laxative by mouth, such as sodium sulphate, 30 g in 250 ml of water, or a dilute solution of sodium phosphate. Convulsions may be controlled by the use of parenteral anticonvulsant agents. The latter treatment would require hospitalisation.

Therapeutic Class

Herbal and Nutraceuticals

Storage Conditions

Keep below 30°C temperature, away from light & moisture. Keep out of the reach of children.