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What is Efcorlin (Hydrocortisone/Naphazoline) used for?
Efcorlin (Hydrocortisone/Naphazoline) nose drops are a steroid prescribed to treat patients suffering from hay fever or other allergies. The medication operates by suppressing immune responses that cause symptoms associated with these conditions such as sneezing, itchiness, or a runny nose. Your physician may also prescribe it for other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Efcorlin (Hydrocortisone/Naphazoline)?
Follow your physician's instructions for using Efcorlin (Hydrocortisone/Naphazoline) to get the safest and most effective results. It is normally administered two to three times each day, but your individual frequency of administration will depend on the severity of your symptoms. To use the medicine, tilt your head back, insert the nozzle, and dispense one drop. You are recommended to alternate nostrils if more than one drop is required to prevent irritation. Avoid blowing your nose within fifteen minutes of use as this may eliminate the medication from the nostril. Ask your physician or pharmacist if you have any questions about using the medicine to ensure the correct application.
What are the side effects of Efcorlin (Hydrocortisone/Naphazoline)?
Efcorlin (Hydrocortisone/Naphazoline) may cause side effects in some patients including:
Tell your physician if any of these symptoms become intense or if you experience more serious side effects such as dizziness, severe headache, irregular heartbeat, unusual mood changes, or tremors. These conditions may require medical attention or changes to your treatment to prevent further complications from occurring.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Efcorlin (Hydrocortisone/Naphazoline). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, especially heart problems or high blood pressure, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.