Neo-Synephrine Uses in ChildrenNeo-Synephrine Mild Strength (phenylephrine hydrochloride 0.25%) and Neo-Synephrine Nighttime (oxymetazoline hydrochloride 0.05%) sprays are approved for use in children as young as six years old.
Neo-Synephrine Regular Strength (phenylephrine hydrochloride 0.5%) and Extra Strength (phenylephrine hydrochloride 1%) sprays are approved for use in children as young as 12 years old. Talk with your child's healthcare provider about the risks and benefits of using Neo-Synephrine for your particular child.
Off-Label Uses for Neo-SynephrineOn occasion, your healthcare provider may recommend this medication for something other than the uses discussed in this article (this would be known as an "off-label" use). Off-label uses of Neo-Synephrine include:
- Treating ear congestion due to an ear infection or other causes
- Treating nosebleeds
- Preventing ear discomfort during air travel.