Happinose Nasal Decongestant Balm 14g
Happinose is a soothing balm for application in and around the nose to relieve congestion (blocked nose) associated with the common cold, catarrh, head colds and hay fever.
If you wish to, you may also massage it onto the lips, throat, chest and between the shoulders.
Happinose is suitable for use by adults, the elderly and children over 5 years old.
Use it only in and around the nose, on the lips, throat, chest and between the shoulders.
Before you use this tube for the first time, open it as follows:
Unscrew the cap, turn it upside down and use the sharp point in the top of the cap to pierce the tube membrane.
• Blow the nose.
• Using the little finger, carefully apply up to 1 cm of Happinose in and around each nostril, and then inhale through the nose.
• You may also gently massage the ointment onto the lips, throat, chest and between the shoulders.
• Re-apply every 4 hours or as required.
• Wash hands after use.
• If your symptoms last for longer than 10 to 14 days, tell your doctor or pharmacist.
For children, 10 years and over:
Follow the above instructions for adults, but using up to ½ cm of ointment in and around each nostril.
Children, between 5 to 9 years:
Follow the above instructions for adults, but using up to ¼ cm of ointment in and around each nostril.
Do not use Happinose if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to levomenthol or any of the other ingredients of Happinose.
Do not use it on children under the age of 5 years.
Take special care with this product:
Keep the product away from the eyes.
Wash hands after use.
This product is not known to affect, or to be affected by, any other medicines.
This product can be used during pregnancy and while breast-feeding. The ingredients have been in widespread use in this and similar preparations for many years, without reports of problems. However, safety trials have not been conducted.
Using this product is not known to affect your ability to drive or use machinery.
If the ointment accidentally gets into the eyes, rinse the eyes with plenty of water. If rinsing one eye, take care to avoid washing product into the other eye. If irritation persists, tell your doctor or pharmacist.
Do not worry if you occasionally forget to use this product, just carry on using it when you remember.
POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Like all medicines, Happinose can cause side effects although not everybody gets them.
In some rare cases, irritant or allergic skin reactions (involving itching, swelling and redness) may occur on extremely sensitive skin.
Stop using this product if it feels uncomfortable.
Stop using this product and tell your doctor or pharmacist if any side effect gets serious, or if you notice any other side effect not mentioned in this leaflet.
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Do not use Happinose after the expiry date shown on the fold of the tube and on the carton. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
Do not store above 25°C.
Always replace the cap after use.
Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste.
Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment.
Levomenthol (0.3% w/w), cineole (eucalyptol), geranium oil, white soft paraffin, and light liquid paraffin.