Generic Name and Formulations:
Tetrahydrozoline HCl 0.1%; nasal soln; contains benzalkonium chloride.
Indications for TYZINE:
Adults and Children:
<6yrs: see Contraindications. ≥6yrs: 2–4 drops in each nostril as needed; max: every 3hrs.
Children <6yrs. Concomitant MAO inhibitors.
Do not exceed recommended doses. Cardiovascular disease. Hyperthyroidism. Diabetes. Discontinue if adverse reactions occur. Children. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.
Hypertensive crisis with MAOIs.
Local effects (eg, burning, stinging, sneezing, dryness of the mucosa), headaches, drowsiness, weakness, tremors, lightheadedness, insomnia, palpitations, rebound congestion.
Soln—15mL (w. dropper)