How to use baby nasal spray like a professional?
2021-11-29 By hqt
2021-11-29 By hqt
The cold weather of winter makes children very susceptible to respiratory diseases. Usually, parents will use a baby nasal spray for their children, both to clean the nose, and to combat nasal congestion and respiratory diseases. So how to choose and use a nasal spray correctly and safely for your baby? Here are some tips for parents.
1 1. Choosing the right baby nasal spray
1.1 a- Common baby nasal spray and drops
1.2 b – Vasoconstrictor group
2 2. Instructions on how to use baby nasal spray for children
There are many nasal sprays available in the market today. Parents should pay attention to the following information to choose the right medicine and avoid the abuse of nasal drops when their baby has a stuffy, runny nose, making their child's illness worse.
Physiological saline (NaCl 9%o) has the effect of rinsing the nose, making the nasal secretions thin and keeping the nasal mucosa back to normal. You can put 4-5 drops in one nostril and then suck it up, does it 2-4 times a day.
Moreover, pay attention not to pump water too hard into the nose to avoid running down the throat, especially babies easily because choking.
Baby nasal spray is completely harmless and can use for a long time. Streamer helps the nasal mucosa return to normal. Having an advantage over physiological saline is that it contains many anti-allergic activities. Used in the form of a mist, it has the effect of cleaning up the runny nose, increasing drainage, removing the scales in the nose.
Therefore, it is used in exudative rhinitis, after nasal procedures, after curettage of VA, after hemostasis of the nose. This is also a drug that can use for a long time.
Nap sure is a saline solution with ingredients including deep sea salt, aloe extract, NaHCO3, citric acid. Has the effect of increasing active ions to promote the bactericidal process. Nap sure is often sold with a nasal wash bottle.
Moreover, baby nasal spray helps saline water flow from one nostril to the other, cleans the nasal cavity and then expels mucus, bacteria, and dirt to the other nostril and then out. The product does not cause pain or injury to the baby.
Naphazoline 0.05 is good and fast against asphyxiation but affects the heart. There have been cases of children taking naphazoline poisoning leading to death. Therefore, it is absolutely not for children under 3 years old.
Otrivin is a drug consisting of xylometazolin that also has a good vasoconstrictor effect, preventing the growth of viruses and bacteria, clearing the nasal passages and opening the nose quickly. Children with stuffy nose often prescribe Otrivin by doctors. The drug works very quickly, so it "trusted" by mothers and easily leads to abuse. Long-term use of this drug can damage the nasal mucosa.
Pivalone is a drug mainly tixocortol or used for baby nasal spray quite well because this is a spray to clear mucus in the nose, clear the nose, the nasal mucosa is less damaged, less harmful to children. Drugs used in the treatment of persistent rhinorrhea such as acute rhinitis, chronic rhinitis, seasonal rhinitis, vasomotor rhinitis and allergic rhinitis.
All of the above drugs must suck out of nasal secretions before instillation or spray, in other words, must clean the nasal cavity before use for the drug to be effective.
Chlorocide (chloramphenicol) 4%o is an antibiotic medicine used to disinfect the nose. Especially in flu epidemics, measles can use simultaneously for kindergartens and kindergartens. But should be in moderation (2 - 3 drops) because bitter medicine flows down the throat, the children easily vomit or spit. This type has little effect on vasoconstriction.
When a child has a runny nose and stuffy nose at home, according to experts, parents need to use baby nasal spray in their nose, apply oil to warm the soles of their feet, and check if the room is hot, secret or cold. If the baby has a lot of stuffiness, the mother drops 2-3 drops of physiological saline into the baby's nose and then makes a deep wick to remove the rust and nasal discharge.
If parents want to wash their child's nose, experts say that only expert nasal irrigation bottles should use with standard pressure to avoid damaging the child's nasal mucosa. This device sells quite a lot at reputable hospitals and pharmacies.Why nasal aspirator is used?
A specialized nasal aspirator can use instead of common baby nasal spray to clean the baby's nose. Physiological saline is very safe, you can spray it into the baby's nose to help loosen the mucus in the nose, and then use a tool to clean the nasal discharge. The specific steps are as follows:
Step 1: Have the child lie down with his head on the pillow. Be careful to keep the baby's head steady and straight. Place the inhaler in the child's nostril.
Step 2: Definitely spray 1 to 3 times in each nostril. Keep your child still for 1 to 2 minutes to give the medicine enough time to soak in and thin the mucus to help clear your baby's nasal passages.
Step 3: Gently wipe away mucus from the child's nose to prevent skin irritation.
Step 4: Wipe the tip of the spray tube to use for the next time.
You should spray your child's nose with baby nasal spray before going to bed at least 15 minutes, about 30 minutes before eating.
Nasal sprays use to treat symptoms in some respiratory infections, nasal sprays are common, but not all patients know how to use them properly. If not used correctly, prolonged use can cause some complications.
Nasal spray is a form of medicine used to treat respiratory diseases. Nasal sprays are drugs that package in bottles, with a spray nozzle that shoots very small jets of water. When using the spray, it has advantages over nasal drops such as ease of use and the drug break down like water particles.
Tiny particles easily penetrate into the nasal cavity, the lining of the nose and sinuses, so the drug has a quick and long-lasting effect.
Baby nasal spray has often drugs to treat symptoms in diseases such as:
Vasoconstrictor group: Has the effect of constricting the nasal sphincter to clear the airways and limit nasal congestion. These drugs can have many different brand names, but the main ingredients are naphazoline, oxymetazolin.
Group antihistamines: Used to reduce the symptoms of sneezing, runny nose, nasal itching in allergic rhinitis sinus. These medications can cause drowsiness as a side effect.
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