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HAPPINOSE NASAL DECONGESTANT BALM
By topical administration to the nasal passages for the symptomatic relief of nasal congestion associated with the common cold, catarrh, head colds and hay fever. If desired, Happinose may also be rubbed onto the lips, nose, throat and chest and between the shoulders.
For adults and the elderly. Blow the nose before application. Carefully apply half an inch of Happinose inside each nostril using the little finger and inhale. If desired, Happinose can also be rubbed on the bridge of the nose, throat and chest and between the shoulders. Re-apply four hourly as required. If symptoms persist after 10-14 days, consult your doctor.
Children over 10 years. As above, but one half the adult dose.
Children 5-9 years. As above, but one quarter the adult dose.
Children under 5 years. Not recommended.
Known sensitivity to the preparation or any of its ingredients. Children under 5 years of age.
For external use only. Keep away from the eyes and keep out of reach of children. Hands should be washed after use.
There have been no reports of abnormalities or adverse effects associated with the use of Happinose in pregnant women or nursing mothers.
Reporting of suspected adverse reactions
Reporting suspected adverse reactions after authorisation of the medicinal product is important. It allows continued monitoring of the benefit/risk balance of the medicinal product. Healthcare professionals are asked to report any suspected adverse reactions via the Yellow Card Scheme at: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard
There is no specific antidote to Happinose. Symptomatic methods should be instituted.
When inhaled, menthol produces a sensation of cooling in the nasal passages thus providing symptomatic relief.
Cineole (Eucalyptol); Geranium Oil; White Soft Paraffin; Light Liquid Paraffin.
Do not store above 25°C. Keep the container tightly closed.
Collapsible aluminium tube with plastic screw cap, containing 14 g.
Diomed Developments Limited
Tatmore Place, Gosmore
Hitchin, Herts SG4 7QR, UK