Medication

Snoop

Structure

1 ml of solution contains 0.5 (or 1.0) mg xylometazoline hydrochloride. Auxiliary components: potassium dihydrogen phosphate, sea water, purified water.

Release form

The clear solution is available in polyethylene bottles with a special spray valve. The volume of 15 ml is designed for 150 doses. Each pack of cardboard contains 1 bottle with the attached instructions from the manufacturer. Children's Snoop is available as a colorless solution at a concentration of 0.05%.

Pharmachologic effect

The drug is applied intranasally and has a pronounced vasoconstrictor effect. The active component refers to alpha-adrenergic agonists, which have a stimulating effect on alpha-adrenergic receptors in the smooth muscle layer of the vascular wall. This mechanism of action provides a narrowing of the lumen of blood vessels, a decrease in the severity of edema and hyperemia of the mucosa, a decrease rhinorrhea. Snoop drops in the nose allow you to quickly stop the unpleasant symptoms of rhinitis of various origins. Xylometazoline eases nasal breathing.

Pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics

Modern analytical methods do not allow to determine the total concentration of the active substance in the blood, because the active component is practically not absorbed into the systemic circulation when applied topically. The therapeutic effect is recorded within a few minutes after application and persists for several hours.

Indications for use

Spray Snoop is actively used in ENT practice to stop the negative symptoms with:

  • hay fever;
  • allergic rhinitis (acute form);
  • ARI with symptoms of rhinitis;
  • eustachyite;
  • sinusitis;
  • otitis media (to reduce swelling as part of combination therapy).

A drug can be prescribed before such diagnostic manipulation as rhinoscopy, to facilitate the procedure, improve patency of the nasal passages.

Contraindications

  • expressed atherosclerosis;
  • heart palpitations;
  • individual hypersensitivity;
  • arterial hypertension;
  • atrophic rhinitis;
  • glaucoma;
  • gestation;
  • thyrotoxicosis;
  • conducting a history of specialized surgical interventions on the membranes of the brain.

0.1% solution is not used in pediatric practice in children under 6 years old, 0.05% - up to 2 years.

Relative contraindications (appointment with caution):

  • diabetes;
  • prostatic hyperplasia;
  • breast-feeding;
  • angina pectoris (cardiac muscle ischemia).

Side effects

Nervous system:

  • sleep disturbances;
  • migraine headache;
  • depressed mood;
  • visual impairment;
  • dizziness.

Respiratory system:

  • swelling of the nasal mucosa;
  • hypersecretion;
  • dry mucosa;
  • irritation in the field of application.

The cardiovascular system:

  • heart palpitations;
  • climb blood pressure;
  • rhythm disturbances arrhythmias.

Vomiting and discomfort in the epigastric region are rarely observed. When registering other negative reactions, the help of a specialist is recommended, self-medication cancellation Spray Snoop.

Instructions for use (Method and dosage)

The medication is prescribed intranasally. Instructions for use Snoop: before first use, you need to press the sprayer several times to ensure proper dosage. Nasal spray can be used only after cleaning the nasal passages from the crusts and mucus. Drops in the nose for adults with a concentration of 0.1% are sprayed three times a day in each nasal passage. The required time interval between sprayings is 6 hours. The duration of treatment is 3-7 days. Long-term therapy can lead to atrophy of the mucous wall, dose dependence, decreased effectiveness. For children, a special solution of a concentration of 0.05% is produced. Children's Snoop is used once a day, 1 spray in each nasal passage (relevant for children 2-6 years old).

Overdose

Excessive doses can lead to serious disorders in the functioning of the cardiac system (tachycardia, hypertension) Long-term treatment with high doses causes vomiting, paresthesia, dry mucous membranes, irritation of the walls of the nose, visual disturbances, insomnia. A chronic overdose is characterized by a depressive state. Specific antidote not yet developed. Syndromic therapy, observation by specialists is recommended.

Interaction

Tricyclic antidepressants and drugs that inhibit monoamine oxidase cannot be used in conjunction with the drug.

Terms of sale

You can buy a spray without a prescription form from a doctor.

Storage conditions

The contents of the vial do not contain preservatives and are sterile; self-opening of the vial is not allowed. The manufacturer recommends observing a temperature regime of up to 25 degrees.

Shelf life

5 years.

Special instructions

In chronic rhinitis, Snoop can not be used for a long time (3-7 days).

Analogs

Matches for ATX Level 4 code:Ximelin EcoXimelinNazivinGalazolinLazorinNazivin Sensitive for childrenOtrivinNaphthyzineSanorinKnoxprayForLazolvan RenoAfrinRinorusEvkazolin AquaRinazolinInfluenza RinoFarmazolinXylometazolineNazol Advance

Structural analogues, the active component of which is Xylometazoline:

  • Rinonorm;
  • Tizin Xilo;
  • Xymelin;
  • Otrivin;
  • Rinostop;
  • Galazolin.

For children

Spoop children's concentration of 0.05% can be used in children from 2 years.

Snoop during pregnancy (and lactation)

Snoop at pregnancy contraindicated. It is recommended to interrupt breastfeeding if necessary, use of medication for lactation.

Reviews of Snoop (opinion of patients, doctors)

Reviews of patients confirm the effectiveness of the solution in stopping the negative and unpleasant symptoms of rhinitis, hay fever. However, with prolonged and uncontrolled use, a slipping effect is observed, a shortening of the time interval for the effectiveness of the drug. For children, a special form of spray is available with a solution concentration of 0.05%. Children's Snoop has established itself as an effective drug for edema of the nasal mucosa. Young mothers note that thanks to the use of a spray before bedtime, it is possible to facilitate the baby's nasal breathing and ensure a calm sleep.

Snoop's price, where to buy

For Snoop spray, the price can vary in the range of 100-150 rubles. Children's Snoop on average costs 135 rubles; nose drops for adults - 125 rubles.

  • Online Pharmacies in Russia
  • Online pharmacies in Kazakhstan

ZdravCity

  • Snoop spray naz. 0.05% 15ml n1Ursapharm A. GmbH / Famar Health Care M. S.A.
  • Snoop spray naz. 0,1% 15ml n1 STADA Artsnaymittel AG114 rub.order

Pharmacy Dialog

  • Snoop 0.1% spray 15ml98 rub. Order
  • Snoop (spray 0.05% 15ml) 133 rub.order

Eurofarm * 4% discount on the promotional code medside11

  • Snoop nasal spray 0.05% 15 mlStad / Famar Helf Care Services136 rub.order
  • Snoop spray nasal 0.1% 15 ml Stad / Famar Help Care Services 115 rub. Order
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BIOSPHERE

  • Snoop 0.05% 15 ml spray named Famar Health Care Services Madrid S.A (Spain) 1 tg.
  • Snoop 0.1% 15 ml spray named Famar Health Care Services Madrid S.A (Spain) 1 tg.
  • Snoop 0.05% 15 ml spray called Ursapharm Arzneimittel GmbH (Germany) 1 tg.
  • Snoop 0.1% 15 ml spray named Ursapharm Arzneimittel GmbH (Germany) 1 tg.
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