Naphthyzinum - drug for vasoconstriction used topically for the treatment of ENT diseases.

Pharmacological action

The active substance naftizina cause severe narrowing of peripheral blood vessels, providing a soothing effect on the nasal mucosa in rhinitis. Effect of the drug a rapid and short - improvement usually occurs within minutes after application and lasts for several hours.

When using naftizina should be aware that long-term use of the drug can cause psychological dependence, and drug-induced rhinitis.

Product form

Naphthyzinum manufactured as 0, 05 and 0%, 1% nasal drops in tubes, droppers (1, 2, 5 and 10 ml), and flakonah- vials (5 mL, and 10).

Indications naftizina

According to the instructions Naphthyzinum used for:

  • Rhinitis;
  • Pollinosis;
  • Sinusitis;
  • Laryngitis;
  • Laryngeal edema allergic origin or background radiation;
  • Eustace;
  • Allergic conjunctivitis;
  • Sinusitis.

Also, nasal drops Naphthyzinum used, if necessary, stop nosebleeds.


According to the instructions Naphthyzinum contraindicated to apply at:

  • Hypersensitivity to the active substance - nafazolina;
  • Angle-closure glaucoma;
  • Hypertension;
  • Tachycardia;
  • Advanced atherosclerosis;
  • Severe diseases of the eye;
  • Diabetes;
  • Thyrotoxicosis;
  • Chronic rhinitis;
  • Concomitantly with MAO inhibitors.

Contraindicated Naphthyzinum used during pregnancy, as there is no reliable research data on the safety of the drug during this period. Also, the drug is not used during lactation, and in children up to 1 year.

Instructions for use naftizina

 Nasal drops Naphthyzinum
 Drops Naphthyzinum used topically on 1-3 drops in each nostril four times a day.

To stop nosebleeds used tampons soaked in 0, 05% solution of the drug.

Naphthyzinum for children apply only 0, 05% or 0 to 025%, for which 0, 05% solution is diluted with distilled water. Children Naphthyzinum use depending on age: children 1-6 years - 1-2 drops, 6-15 years - 2 drops one to three times a day.

The recommended course of treatment of adults and children - 5-7 days.

Side effects

Prolonged use may drop Naphthyzinum swelling of the mucous membrane, as well as systemic reactions such as nausea, headaches, high blood pressure and tachycardia.

Chronic administration of the drug can cause drug-induced rhinitis and "naftizinovuyu dependence."

Because of the potential for systemic side effects Naphthyzinum during pregnancy and breastfeeding is not applicable.

And the children of 1-6 years the drug is prescribed with caution.

Storage conditions

Naphthyzinum - OTC drug. Shelf life - 3 years.