Mucinex Moisture Smart Nasal Spray

Generic Name: Oxymetazoline hydrochloride

  • Other names:

    Mucinex Full Force Nasal Spray
  • What is this medication?

    Mucinex Moisture Smart Nasal Spray and Full Force Nasal Spray contain a nasal decongestant. It is intended for the temporary relief of nasal congestion due to the cold, hay fever, and upper respiratory allergies. It is also intended to promote nasal and sinus drainage, temporarily relieve sinus congestion and pressure, help clear nasal passages, and shrink swollen membranes.
  • Are there any warnings associated with Mucinex Moisture Smart Nasal Spray?

    Do not use more of this product than directed. Do not use for more than 3 days. Use only as directed.

    Do not exceed 2 doses in any 24-hour period. Do not use more often than every 10 to 12 hours.

    Frequent or prolonged use may cause nasal congestion to recur or worsen.

    Temporary discomfort such as burning, stinging, sneezing, or an increase in nasal discharge may occur.

    Use of this product by more than one person may spread infection.

    Stop using this product and talk to a doctor if your symptoms persist.

    Keep this product out of the reach of children. If this product is swallowed, get medical help or contact a poison control center immediately.

  • Should I talk to my doctor before taking Mucinex Moisture Smart Nasal Spray?

    Talk to a doctor before using this product if you have heart disease, thyroid disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, or trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland.

    Talk to a doctor before using this product if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

  • What are the possible side effects of Mucinex Moisture Smart Nasal Spray?

    When using this product, burning, stinging, sneezing, or an increase in nasal discharge may occur.

    Use of this product by more than one person may spread infection.

    Frequent or prolonged use may cause nasal congestion to recur or worsen.

    Side effects cannot always be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, tell your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking this drug.

  • What should I avoid while taking Mucinex Moisture Smart Nasal Spray?

    Do not exceed 2 doses in any 24-hour period. Do not use more often than every 10 to 12 hours.
  • What are possible food and drug interactions associated with Mucinex Moisture Smart Nasal Spray?

    If Mucinex Moisture Smart Nasal Spray is taken with certain other drugs, the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. Always check with your doctor before combining Mucinex Moisture Smart Nasal Spray with any other medication.
  • What is the usual dosage of Mucinex Moisture Smart Nasal Spray?

    Shake well before using the product. Before using it the first time, remove the protective cap and prime the pump by depressing it firmly several times. To spray it, hold the bottle with your thumb at the base and the nozzle between your first and second fingers. Insert the nozzle into your nostril, without tilting your head. Depress the pump fully with a firm, even stroke and sniff deeply. Wipe the nozzle clean after each use.

    Adults and children 6 years: Take 2 to 3 sprays in each nostril not more often than every 10 to 12 hours. Do not exceed 2 doses in any 24-hour period. Use with adult supervision in children.

    Children <6 years: Ask a doctor.

  • How should I store this medication?

    Store at room temperature.