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How to Use Nose Drops


  1. Blow your nose gently, so that it is clear.

  2. Wash your hands.

  3. Unscrew the top of the bottle and draw some liquid into the dropper.

  4. Tilt your head back.

  5. Hold the dropper just above your nose and put the correct number of drops into your nostril.

  6. DO NOT let the dropper touch the inside of your nose.

  7. Keep your head tilted back for two to three minutes to help the drops run to the back of your nose.

  8. Replace the top on the bottle.


[Diagram of Patient using Nose Drops.]


  • Store your nose drops in a cool, dry place.

  • DO NOT use your nose-drops more often or for longer than you have been told. Some nose-drops must only be used for a short time and will stop working if used for too long.

  • If you are putting the drops into a childs nose, it may be easier to make the child lie across your knee with his head hanging down.

  • When you have finished your course of treatment, throw any leftover drops away, or return them to your pharmacist for disposal.


NOSE-DROPS DO NOT KEEP


  • If you have any questions about your nose-drops or any other medicines, your pharmacist can help

  • ASK YOUR PHARMACIST. YOU'LL BE TAKING GOOD ADVICE

  • KEEP ALL MEDICINES OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN


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