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Product Title: 

DRISTAN®
12-hr Nasal Spray

Labeling Description: 
  • Drug Facts


    Active ingredient Purpose

    Oxymetazoline hydrochloride 0.05% .................................. Nasal decongestant

  • Use temporarily relieves nasal congestion due to a cold, hay fever or other upper respiratory allergies
  • Warnings

    For intranasal use only


    Ask a doctor before use if you have
    • heart disease
    • high blood pressure
    • thyroid disease
    • diabetes
    • difficulty in urination due to enlargement of the prostate gland

    When using this product
    • do not exceed recommended dosage
    • do not use for more than 3 days
    • use only as directed
    • frequent or prolonged use may cause nasal congestion to recur or worsen
    • you may experience temporary discomfort such as burning, stinging, sneezing or an increase in nasal discharge
    • the use of this container by more than one person may spread infection

    Stop use and ask a doctor if symptoms persist


    If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.
    Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

  • Directions

    • adults and children 12 years and over: with head upright, insert nozzle in nostril. Spray quickly, firmly and sniff deeply. Spray 2 or 3 times into each nostril not more often than every 10-12 hours.
    • do not exceed 2 doses in any 24-hour period
    • children under 12 years: ask a doctor
  • Other Information

    • store at 20-25°C (68-77°F)
    • container is filled to proper level for correct spray action
  • Inactive ingredientsbenzalkonium chloride, benzyl alcohol, dibasic sodium phosphate, edetate disodium, hypromellose, phosphoric acid, purified water, sodium chloride
  • Questions or comments?Call weekdays from 9 AM to 5 PM EST at
    1-800-535-0026
  • Made in Canada

LBL Document Number: LBL-00000047 (Version 8.0)