Pirinase nasal spray relieves the symptoms of hayfever, pet hair,dust mites and mold spores.
Dosage and usage
Always shake well before use. Only use in the nose. Do not swallow.
Pirinase nasal spray quickly starts to reduce inflammation and swelling in your
nose, although it may take 3 or 4 days to build up to its maximum protective
effect. To prevent the onset of symptoms, start to use Pirinase nasal spray before
exposure to one of your usual ‘triggers’. You should try to use the spray in the
Adults aged 18 years and over:
Spray two puffs into each nostril once daily.
Once your symptoms have improved, you may be able to reduce the
dose to one puff into each nostril once daily.
If your symptoms are especially bad, you may need to spray two
puffs into each nostril twice daily until your symptoms improve
See or full allergy treatment range here.
Read more about allergies.
Like all medicines, Pirinase Allergy can have side effects, but not everybody
Very rare (affects less than 1 in 10,000 people)
Stop taking this medicine and seek immediate medical help if you experience:
• Allergic reactions. These may include developing a rash, swelling of the
mouth or face or having difficulty breathing.
Stop taking this medicine and tell your doctor if you experience:
• Eye problems such as pain.
• Nasal problems such as pain and/or persistent bleeding.
Unknown (frequency cannot be estimated from the available data)
• Eye problems such as blurred vision.
• Sores in the nose.
Common (affects between 1 in 10 and 1 in 100 people)
• Unpleasant taste or smell.
• Dryness or irritation in the nose or throat.
Very common (affects more than 1 in 10 people)
• Nose bleeds.
Other side effects which have been reported are:
• Sneezing after using the spray but this soon stops.
It is important to follow the dose instructions shown in Section 3. Using
Pirinase Allergy at higher doses or for longer than 3 months at a time can
cause a number of changes in your body such as catching infections more
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse.