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Care Ephedrine Nasal Drops 0.5% - 10ml

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Buy Care Ephedrine Nasal Drops 0.5% 

Care Ephedrine Nasal Drops 0.5% is a decongestant that is used to relieve nasal congestion caused by a cold, sinusitis, hay fever and allergies. 


How Care Ephedrine Nasal Drops 0.5% work

Care Ephedrine Nasal Drops 0.5% contain the active ingredient ephedrine hydrochloride. Ephedrine hydrochloride is a decongestant that works by narrowing the blood vessels in the nose. 

The narrowing of the blood vessels in the nose reduces swelling and congestion, clearing the airways and making it easier to breathe. 



Always use Care Ephedrine Nasal Drops 0.5% exactly as described in the patient information leaflet or as your doctor / Chemist4U pharmacist has told you. 

Squeeze the bottle to release 1-2 drops. Tilt your head back and insert the dropper into one nostril. Repeat on the other nostril.

Do not blow your nose for a minimum of 5 minutes after using this product. 

Do not use the drops for more than 7 days without talking to your GP or pharmacist. 

Side effects

Like all medicines, Care Ephedrine Nasal Drops 0.5% may cause side effects in some people, but these won’t affect everybody. Common side effects include: 


  • Dryness in the nose 
  • Burning or stinging in the nose 
  • Runny nose
  • Sneezing 
  • Headaches
  • Dizziness
  • Restlessness 
  • Trouble sleeping 
  • Increased heart rate
  • High blood pressure 
  • Anxiety 
  • Hallucinations 


If you experience any side effects, including any not included in the patient information leaflet, you can report them using the MHRA Yellow Card Scheme.


Serious side effects

Seek emergency medical attention if you notice any signs of a severe allergic reaction, symptoms of which include swelling of the face and throat, skin rash, breathing difficulties and/or loss of consciousness. 



Care Ephedrine Nasal Drops 0.5% may be unsuitable for certain people. Do not use this product if you are allergic to any of the ingredients or if:


  • You have heart disease 
  • You have high blood pressure 
  • You have glaucoma 
  • You have thyroid issues 
  • You have diabetes 
  • You have kidney problems 
  • You have prostate problems 
  • You suffer from seizures 
  • You have an enlarged prostate
  • You have recently had surgery on the nose or sinuses


Using/taking other medicines

If you are taking or have recently taken any medication, including medication obtained without a prescription, talk to your GP or pharmacist before using this product.

This product is not suitable if you are taking beta-blockers for heart disease or high blood pressure.

You should not use this product if you are taking MAOIs (monoamine oxidase inhibitors) for depression.


Age restrictions 

This product is not suitable for children under 12 years old.


Pregnancy and breastfeeding

If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, you must ask your doctor or Chemist4U pharmacist for advice before using any new product. 


Driving and operating machinery 

This product might cause drowsiness. Do not drive or operate machinery if you are affected until you feel safe enough to do so.


Storage information

Store in a cool, dry place out of sight and reach of children. Do not use after the expiry date, referring to the last day of the month stated on the packaging. 


Important information

Make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist4U pharmacist before using this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your symptoms get worse or continue after using this product, contact us or your doctor. For medical services in your area, please refer to

If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before using this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.

Store all medicines out of sight and reach of children.

Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.

Please contact your GP if appropriate regarding this product.



Care Ephedrine Nasal Drops 0.5% - 10ml Reviews

By Dan Read,
July 06, 2021
Good but monitor use, don't use too much very important to follow guidelines. If not you can get a rebound effect which can make you worse. I've used these annually for a while now for ETD blockage.
By Sid Larkin,
May 04, 2021
fast delivery, thank you.
By Susan Scholes,
March 10, 2021
Very effective for a blocked nose

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