Nasal Congestion Spray (1 fl oz)

when a bad allergy day makes breathing a struggle, turn to this nasal congestion-fighter for relief you can feel in minutes but lasts for hours.  if afrin® works for you, try this.

  • 1 fl oz (30 mL)
  • oxymetazoline 0.05%

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Best for

12 hour relief of:

  • nasal congestion
  • sinus congestion and pressure


oxymetazoline hydrochloride 0.05%

How to use

  • adults and children 6 to under 12 years of age (with adult supervision): 2 or 3 sprays in each nostril not more often than every 10 to 12 hours. Do not exceed 2 doses in any 24-hour period.
  • children under 6 years of age: ask a doctor

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to use Oxymetazoline every day?

Do not use Oxymetazoline for more than three days. Frequent or prolonged use may cause nasal congestion to recur or worsen.  If you still need a nasal decongestant after using Oxymetazoline for 3 days, please consult your healthcare professional. In addition:  

  • Carefully read the product label
  • Use only as directed

How do you open the cap/bottle?

To Use: Push firmly down on the cap and turn counter clockwise.  Secure cap after use.

Do I need to clean the nozzle?

Yes, wipe the nozzle clean after each use.  Use of the same container by more than one person may spread infection.

How do you pronounce oxymetazoline?

oxymetazoline is pronounced (aak·see·meh·taz-ow-leen

You should know what's in your medicines, and how to say it too!

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