Instructions for Pinosol
Pharmacological properties Pinosol:
The pharmacological properties of the individual active components of the drug and their mechanism of action are not fully understood. Pinosol has an antiseptic effect, causes hyperemia of the nasal mucosa, stimulates the processes of granulation and epithelialization of tissues.
The antimicrobial effect is characteristic of Scots pine, eucalyptus, peppermint, and thymol oils.
Hyperemia of the mucous membrane caused by the use of the drug Pinosol is caused by the release of endogenous mediators (for example, bradykinin), followed by vasodilation.
Vitamin E improves the processes of granulation and epithelialization of tissues.
The pharmacokinetics of the drug have not been studied.
Inflammatory diseases of the mucous membrane of the nose and nasopharynx. The drug is also prescribed after surgical interventions in the nasal cavity. In the form of inhalations - for inflammatory processes of the upper respiratory tract (laryngitis, tracheitis, bronchitis).
Adults instill 2-3 drops of the drug in each nasal passage every hour, then at longer intervals.
For inhalation using inhalation devices, add 2 ml of the drug (50 drops) to 1 liter of hot water, inhalations are carried out 2 times a day. Children over the age of 2 years are instilled 1-2 drops of the drug 3-4 times a day. The cream is prescribed for children from 1 year old.
A small amount of cream or ointment (a column of approximately 0.5 cm is squeezed out of the tube) is applied 3-4 times a day to the front of the nasal mucosa. For the introduction of the drug Pinosol, you can use hygienic sticks (the end of which is wrapped in cotton wool), and then rub the cream along the mucous membrane with moderate compression of the wings of the nose. The cream is used for 5-7 days, and the ointment is used for 7-14 days.
Hypersensitivity to the drug or inflammation of the nasal mucosa of allergic genesis, age up to 1 year.
Side effects Pinosol:
In isolated cases, itching, burning, hyperemia or swelling of the nasal mucosa are possible.
special instructions Pinosol:
For children aged 1 to 2 years, the drug is administered exclusively with a cotton swab, as described above. Otherwise, there is an increased risk of inhalation of a drop of the drug by the child, which can cause bronchospasm. Do not allow the drug to get on the mucous membrane of the eyes. The drug can be used during pregnancy and lactation.
When applied topically, it is excluded. In children under the age of 2 years, if the method of administration is not followed, bronchospasm is noted.
Therapy is symptomatic.