Aqua Maris - a drug used for the treatment and prevention of inflammatory diseases of the nasal mucosa.
Release form and composition
The drug comes in the form of:
- Nasal spray for adults;
- Metered nasal spray;
- Nasal Spray Forte;
- Baby nasal drops;
- Children's nasal spray.
The structure means includes sterile water of the Adriatic Sea, which contains various trace elements. Among them, magnesium and selenium, which stimulate the local immunity and normalize mucociliary clearance, which is a non-specific mechanisms that protect the mucous membranes of the respiratory system by a variety of external events. The composition of Aqua Maris also includes sodium chloride and iodine, which have antibacterial properties, helping to reduce inflammation and swelling.
This product is used as an adjunct in the treatment of diseases of the paranasal sinuses and nasal mucosa. According to the instructions, Aqua Maris is assigned to the following diseases:
- Enlarged adenoids in children;
- Chronic and acute infectious and inflammatory diseases of the nose, nasopharynx and paranasal sinuses;
- Rhinitis of various etiologies.
Application Aqua Maris is also effective for:
- Faster recovery functions of the nasopharynx and prevent infections after surgery in the nasal cavity;
- Relief of nasal breathing and eliminate discomfort dryness of the nasal mucosa;
- Prevention of infectious diseases.
Instructions for Aqua Maris suggests that the drug can save the physiological functions of the nasopharynx in the winter when the central heating system is working, and indoor air is too dry.
Application Aqua Maris spray form helps reduce the risk of disruption to the nasal mucosa in smokers, drivers of vehicles, working hot shops, as well as people living in areas with harsh climatic conditions and poor environment.
Reviews of Aqua Maris confirm the efficacy of the drug as a preventive measure or for cleansing the nasal cavity.
Hypersensitivity is a cause for rejection of the use of this drug. Means in the form of a spray is contraindicated in children under 1 year.
Dosage and Administration
Aqua Maris in the form of droplets usually assigned premature babies and infants 2 drops into each nasal passage 3-4 times a day.
For adults and children older than 1 year is more convenient formulation as a spray, which is the treatment of diseases of the nasopharynx, vasomotor and allergic rhinitis is assigned as follows:
- Children 1-7 years - 1-2 injection into each nasal passage, such a procedure should be repeated 3-4 times a day;
- Children older than 7 years - 2 injection to 6 times a day;
- Adults - 2 injection, 4-6 times per day.
The course of treatment determined by the physician individually in each case but usually no more than 4 weeks. To consolidate the results of treatment should be repeated one month after the end of therapy.
For the prevention of infectious diseases is the use of sufficient Aqua Maris during weeks 1 to 6 times a day. Skopje thick mucus removed by instillation or injection of a sufficient amount of the drug as long as the mucus softens and it can be removed. Children under 1 year recommended 1 times a day to clean the nasal cavity from accumulated during the day mucus by introducing 1-2 drops of each nasal passage.
The drug was well tolerated and practically does not cause any adverse reactions.
Aqua Maris is well combined with other drugs that are used in the treatment of ENT diseases.
Use of the drug is allowed to pregnant and lactating women.
When backfilling solution children under one year should be careful because there is a risk of infection of the middle ear.
For drugs with similar effects include Dr. Theiss alergol, Morenazal, Fluimarin, Marimer Physiomer and nasal spray.
Terms and conditions of storage
The drug is released from pharmacies without a prescription.
According to the instructions, Aqua Maris should be stored in a dry place at temperatures no higher than 25 ° C.
Shelf life of 2 years of drops, spray - 3 years.
The preparation of opening the bottle should be used within 45 days, after which it will be unusable.