Ocean for Kids

Name: Ocean for Kids

Dosing & Uses

Dosage Forms & Strengths

nasal spray

  • 0.9% (isotonicity includes addition of preservative systems and buffers)
  • 3% (Entsol)

Nasal Dryness & Congestion

Isotonic solution (0.9%) relieves nasal congestion by thinning mucus and moisturizes membranes

2 sprays/nostril prn

Pretreatment for Nasal Steroid

Helps reduce nasal swelling

Hypertonic saline (3%): 1 spray/nostril 2-6 times daily

Administration

Ocean delivery options

  • If bottle is held upright: delivers fine mist
  • If bottle is held horizontally: delivers a stream
  • If bottle is held upside down: delivers drops

Dosage Forms & Strengths

nasal spray

  • 0.9% (isotonicity includes addition of preservative systems and buffers)
  • 3% (Entsol)

Nasal Dryness & Congestion

Isotonic solution (0.9%) relieves nasal congestion by thinning mucus and moisturizes membranes

Children: 2 sprays/nostril prn

Infants: Use drop application; 1-2 drops each nostril with gentle bulb syringe suction to extract mucus

Pretreatment for Nasal Steroid

Helps reduce nasal swelling

Hypertonic saline (3%): 1 spray/nostril 2-6 times daily

Administration

Ocean delivery options

  • If bottle is held upright: delivers fine mist
  • If bottle is held horizontally: delivers a stream
  • If bottle is held upside down: delivers drops

Adverse Effects

None

Warnings

Contraindications

Hypersensitivity to preservatives or buffers

Cautions

Use by more than 1 person may spread infection

What are some things I need to know or do while I take Ocean for Kids?

  • Tell all of your health care providers that you take this medicine. This includes your doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and dentists.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant. You will need to talk about the benefits and risks of using this medicine (Ocean for Kids) while you are pregnant.
  • Tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding. You will need to talk about any risks to your baby.

Consumer Information Use and Disclaimer

  • If your symptoms or health problems do not get better or if they become worse, call your doctor.
  • Do not share your drugs with others and do not take anyone else's drugs.
  • Keep a list of all your drugs (prescription, natural products, vitamins, OTC) with you. Give this list to your doctor.
  • Talk with the doctor before starting any new drug, including prescription or OTC, natural products, or vitamins.
  • Some drugs may have another patient information leaflet. Check with your pharmacist. If you have any questions about this medicine, please talk with your doctor, nurse, pharmacist, or other health care provider.
  • If you think there has been an overdose, call your poison control center or get medical care right away. Be ready to tell or show what was taken, how much, and when it happened.

Review Date: October 4, 2017

What are some other side effects of this drug?

All drugs may cause side effects. However, many people have no side effects or only have minor side effects. Call your doctor or get medical help if you have any side effects that bother you or do not go away.

  • Nose irritation.

These are not all of the side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, call your doctor. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.

Some side effects of Ocean Kids may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.

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