Afrin

What If I Take an Overdose?

An overdose with this medication could potentially cause serious problems. If you happen to overdose on this medication, seek immediate medical attention.
 
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How Should Afrin Be Stored?

Afrin should be stored at room temperature. Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children.
 

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you do not take your Afrin as scheduled, take your missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose.
 

Available Strengths

Several different Afrin products are available, although they all contain the same active ingredient (oxymetazoline 0.05%). These products include:
 
  • Afrin No Drip Original
  • Afrin No Drip Severe Congestion
  • Afrin No Drip Extra Moisturizing
  • Afrin No Drip Sinus
  • Afrin No Drip All Night.
     
While all of these products contain oxymetazoline in the same concentration, they differ in the other ingredients (such as menthol or camphor) that they may contain. All Afrin products, except Afrin No Drip All Night Pump Mist, are available in spray form or pump mist form.
 

Generic Afrin

This medication is available in generic form.
 
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