Bresol NS (Drops & Spray): Saline Nasal Solution

Bresol NS is an ayurvedic proprietary medicine manufactured by ‘The Himalaya Drug Company’. Bresol NS is a saline solution fortified with licorice (Yashtimadhu), Parnayavani (Coleus aromaticus) and Tailaparna oil (Eucalyptus globulus). Its main indications are nasal congestion and dry and irritated nasal mucosa. It is useful in nasal congestion occurs due to any of the following cause:

  1. Allergies
  2. Common Cold
  3. Deviated Nasal Septum
  4. Nasal Polyp
  5. Upper Respiratory tract infections

Bresol NS Ingredients (Composition)

One ml of Bresol NS contains:

Ingredients Quantity
Yashtimadhu (Licorice) – Glycyrrhiza Glabra Root 0.25 mg
Parnayavani – Coleus Aromaticus 0.1 mg
Tailaparna – Eucalyptus Globulus Leaf Oil 0.075 mg
Preservatives: Benzalkonium Chloride, Benzyl Alcohol and Sodium Chloride 0.65% w/v Base

Medicinal Properties of Bresol NS

The therapeutic uses of Bresol-NS are attributed to the following medicinal properties:

  1. Decongestant
  2. Anti-allergic
  3. Anti-inflammatory
  4. Antimicrobial
  5. Demulcent
  6. Local analgesic

Bresol NS Indications

Bresol-NS provides relief in common symptoms that occur in upper respiratory diseases. The primary indications are as follows.

  1. Nasal congestion, stuffy nose
  2. Dry and irritated nasal mucosa

These symptoms are present in the following health conditions:

  1. Common Cold
  2. Allergies
  3. Deviated Nasal Septum
  4. Upper Respiratory tract infections
  5. Nasal Polyp

However, Bresol NS may not provide a complete cure for these diseases, but it eases the patient to breathe and reduces nasal discomfort. Other medicines are also required as per the underlying cause of the disease.

Bresol NS Benefits & Uses

Bresol-NS has the following benefits:

Nasal Congestion

The inflamed blood vessels cause swelling of mucous membranes in the nose. This swelling results in nasal congestion and the patient feels stuffy nose. The common causes of the stuffy and congested nose are common cold, flu and sinusitis. Other causes include hay fever, vasomotor rhinitis, nasal allergies, nasal polyp, deviated nasal septum etc.

Bresol-NS helps to restore moisture in the nasal mucosa, loosen the mucus crusts and soothes the inflamed and irritated mucous membranes in the nose. It also restores the functions of natural defense and removes allergens from the nasal cavity. Through all these mechanisms, it helps to relieve nasal congestion.

Dry Nose

Nasal dryness causes irritation and makes a person uncomfortable. Excess dryness in the nasal cavity also results in cracks in the skin and nasal bleeding. The most common cause for this condition is blowing the nose frequently, common cold, allergies, smoking, and dry weather. Chronic atrophic rhinitis is also a common cause of nasal inflammation and dryness. Some medicines including allopathic decongestants and antihistamines can also cause dryness in the nasal mucosa.

Bresol NS is an excellent solution for dry nose. It reduces nasal inflammation, soothes the nasal mucosa and reduces irritation. Ultimately, it helps to reduce nasal dryness.

How to Use Bresol NS

Bresol-NS can be used in two ways:

  1. Nasal Drops: Instill 2-3 drops in each nostril squeezing bottle holding in upside down position.
  2. Nasal Spray: 2-3 sprays in each nostril squeezing bottle holding in upright position.

This medicine is for external use only. Cap should be tightly closed after use.

Safety Profile & Side Effects of Bresol NS

Bresol-NS is Likely Safe in the most individuals. There are no side effects or adverse effects reported with this nasal solution.

Warnings

  1. Don’t use it in children under the age of 2.5 years without consulting a doctor.
  2. Don’t share the same bottle with other people because doing this can increase the risk of getting an infection.
  3. If persistent burning or irritation occurs after its use, discontinue its use and consult a doctor.
  4. Don’t use it along with other nasal sprays unless prescribed by your doctor.
  5. Don’t use it if you are allergic to any ingredient of this medication.
  6. Don’t use it if the solution is turbid or seal of the bottle is broken.
  7. Don’t use this medication one month after opening the container.

The expiry of Bresol-NS is 2 years from the date of manufacture.


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