Oxymetazolin is a decongestant that relieves congestion in the nose. It can also be used for stuffy noses due to head colds and hayfever.
Do not take oxymetazolin if you:
1. are allergic to oxymetazolin
2. are taking nonoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI)
3. Have cardiovascular disorders
Things to Tell Your Doctor. If you:
1. are pregnant or planning to be pregnant
What to do if you missed a dose?
If you forget to take a dose, skip the missed dose. Then take your next dose as normal. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose.
Most common side effects?
The most common side effects with oxymetazolin are headache, nausea, allergy, increased heart rate.