Efcorlin Nasal Drops
Efcorlin Nasal Drops is a medicine that is used for the treatment of Nasal Congestion, Inflammatory Skin Disorders, Itchy Skin Rashes, Insect Bite Reactions, Pain, Swelling And Inflammation Of skin, Hormonal Conditions and other conditions.
Efcorlin Nasal Drops contains Hydrocortisone, and Naphazoline as active ingredients.
Efcorlin Nasal Drops works by decreasing the number of blood cells that cause inflammation and allergy; narrowing the blood vessels, thereby reducing eye redness and swelling;
Efcorlin Nasal Drops Uses
Efcorlin Nasal Drops is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
- Nasal Congestion
- Inflammatory Skin Disorders
- Itchy Skin Rashes
- Insect Bite Reactions
- Pain, Swelling And Inflammation Of Skin
- Hormonal Conditions
- Immune Problems
- Minor Eye Redness
- Eye Puffiness
Efcorlin Nasal Drops Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Efcorlin Nasal Drops improves the patient’s condition by performing the following functions:
- Decreasing the number of blood cells that cause inflammation and allergy.
- Narrowing the blood vessels, thereby reducing eye redness and swelling.
Efcorlin Nasal Drops – Composition and Active Ingredients
Efcorlin Nasal Drops is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Hydrocortisone (0.02% V/V)
Naphazoline (0.025% V/V)
Efcorlin Nasal Drops – Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Efcorlin Nasal Drops. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
- Cushing’S Habitus
- Peptic Ulceration
- Fluid Retention
- Potassium Or Calcium Depletion
- Muscle Wasting
- Stomach Pain
Efcorlin Nasal Drops – Precautions & How to Use
Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
- Consult your doctor if the skin condition does not improve after application at prescribed dose and duration
- Do not apply plasters or dressings over the cream
- Do not drive or use machinery
- Do not use if allergic
- Do not use if undergoing any eye surgery
- Inform your doctor if you are allergic to hydrocortisone
Efcorlin Nasal Drops – Drug Interactions
If you take other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Efcorlin Nasal Drops may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Efcorlin Nasal Drops may interact with the following drugs and products:
- Amphotericin B
- Ascorbic acid
Efcorlin Nasal Drops – Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to Efcorlin Nasal Drops is a contraindication. In addition, Efcorlin Nasal Drops should not be taken if you have the following conditions:
- Allergic reactions
- Benign prostatic hyperplasia
- Cerebral corticosteroids
- Children below the age of 5 years
- Chronic asthma
Other important Information on Efcorlin Nasal Drops
Missing a dose
In case you miss a dose, take it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not take extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.
Overdosage of Efcorlin Nasal Drops
Do not take more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Efcorlin Nasal Drops, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
Storage of Efcorlin Nasal Drops
Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Efcorlin Nasal Drops.
Expired Efcorlin Nasal Drops
Taking a single dose of expired Efcorlin Nasal Drops is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to take expired drug. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.
Efcorlin Nasal Drops – Frequently asked Questions
Is Efcorlin Nasal Drops safe to consume or apply when pregnant?
Is Efcorlin Nasal Drops safe while breastfeeding?
Can Efcorlin Nasal Drops be used for nasal congestion and inflammatory skin disorders?
Yes, nasal congestion and inflammatory skin disorders are among the most common reported uses for Efcorlin Nasal Drops. Please do not use Efcorlin Nasal Drops for nasal congestion and inflammatory skin disorders without consulting first with your doctor.
Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?
If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when eating Efcorlin Nasal Drops medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if eating the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects.
Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?
Most medicines don’t come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, government’s categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body’s dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.
Can it be stopped immediately or do I have to slowly ween off consumption?
Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.
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