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Neo-Synephrine is an over-the-counter nasal spray used to temporarily relieve sinus and nasal congestion. Specifically, this nasal spray can help relieve congestion caused by allergies or the common cold. You should not use this medication for more than three days in a row, as it may worsen your congestion. Although most people have no problems with it, side effects can include sneezing or temporary burning.
What Is Neo-Synephrine?Neo-Synephrine® (phenylephrine or oxymetazoline nasal spray) is a non-prescription medication used to temporarily relieve sinus and nasal congestion due to various causes, such as allergies or the common cold. Like other decongestant nasal sprays, this medication should not be used for more than three days in a row, due to the risk of the congestion becoming worse.
Neo-Synephrine comes in different forms -- some contain oxymetazoline and others contain phenylephrine.