Snup acute 0.1% nasal spray 15 ml

Snup acute 0.1% nasal spray 15 ml


  • $49.50

    To reduce swelling of the nasal mucosa in the case of a cold, in the case of a runny nose that occurs in attacks (vasomotor rhinitis) and in the case of allergic rhinitis (allergic rhinitis). To facilitate the drainage of secretions in the case of catarrh in the nose and middle ear area in connection with a cold.
    If you do not feel better after 7 days or if you feel worse, contact your doctor.


    Snup® acute 0.1% must not be used

    • if you are allergic to xylometazoline or one of the other ingredients of Snup® acute 0.1% mentioned in section 6.
    • if your pituitary gland (pituitary gland) has been removed via the sphenoid bone.
    • if you have inflammation of the skin and mucous membrane of the nasal cavity and crusting (rhinitis sicca).
    • if you have narrow-angle glaucoma.
    • after certain surgical procedures.


    When Snup® acute and certain mood-enhancing medications (monoamine oxidase inhibitors, tricyclic or tetracyclic antidepressants) are used at the same time, interactions can lead to an increase in blood pressure.

    Pregnancy and breast-feeding
    If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine.

    Snup® acute 0.1% may only be used during pregnancy and breastfeeding after consulting your doctor.

    Xylometazoline may only be used during pregnancy after careful benefit/risk assessment. Since an overdose can affect the blood supply to the unborn child, the recommended dose must not be exceeded during pregnancy.

    It is not known whether xylometazoline passes into breast milk. Xylometazoline may only be used during breastfeeding after careful benefit/risk assessment. Since an overdose can inhibit milk production, the recommended dose must not be exceeded while breastfeeding.


    The recommended dose is:
    Adults, adolescents and children over 10 years:
    1 spray (0.09 ml) in each nostril, no more than 3 times a day and a maximum of 7 days in a row.
    After using the medicine, you must wait at least 8 hours before taking the next dose.

    Snup® acute 0.05% nasal spray is available for children under the age of 10.

    Depending on the extent and nature of the symptoms (one or both sides of the nose blocked), the medicine can initially be applied only to the more blocked nostril until the symptoms on that side have improved.

    For nasal use.

    Side effects

    Possible side effects:

    Heart diseases
    Rare: palpitations, rapid heartbeat, systemic effects, especially after overdose. Very rare: cardiac arrhythmias

    Nervous system disorders:
    Rare: nervousness, sleep disorders, temporary and mild visual disturbances
    Very rare: headache, cramps (especially in children), insomnia, tiredness

    Respiratory, thoracic and mediastinal disorders:
    Common: burning or dryness of the nasal mucosa, sneezing
    Uncommon: increased swelling of the mucous membranes after the effect has worn off (reactive hyperemia), nosebleeds
    Very rare: respiratory arrest (reported for use in small children and newborns)

    Prolonged or too frequent use as well as higher doses can lead to burning or dryness of the nasal mucosa, which can occur after more than 5 to 7 days of treatment. The result can be permanent damage to the mucous membrane with the clinical picture “dry nose” (rhinitis sicca).

    Vascular diseases
    Rare: high blood pressure

    General disorders and administration site conditions
    Very rare: Fatigue (drowsiness, sedation)

    Immune system disorders
    Uncommon: hypersensitivity reactions (sudden swelling (angioedema), rash, itching)

    Psychiatric disorders
    Very rare: restlessness, sleep disorders, hallucinations (especially in children)


    What Snup® akut 0.1% contains

    • The active ingredient is: xylometazoline hydrochloride
      1 ml solution contains 1 mg xylometazoline hydrochloride.
      1 spray (approx. 0.09 ml solution) contains 0.09 mg xylometazoline hydrochloride.
    • The other ingredients are:
      sea water, potassium dihydrogen phosphate, purified water.

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