Rhinopro Uses

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What is Rhinopro?

Relieving nasal symptoms (eg, congestion, runny nose, sneezing) and cough associated with allergies or the common cold.

Rhinopro sustained-release tablets is an antihistamine and decongestant combination. It works by blocking the action of histamine and reducing the symptoms of an allergic reaction. It also relieves nasal congestion by causing vasoconstriction and shrinkage of the nasal mucous membranes and promoting drainage.

Rhinopro indications

An indication is a term used for the list of condition or symptom or illness for which the medicine is prescribed or used by the patient. For example, acetaminophen or paracetamol is used for fever by the patient, or the doctor prescribes it for a headache or body pains. Now fever, headache and body pains are the indications of paracetamol. A patient should be aware of the indications of medications used for common conditions because they can be taken over the counter in the pharmacy meaning without prescription by the Physician.

Treats cough, sneezing, runny nose, and stuffy nose caused by allergy, colds, or flu.

How should I use Rhinopro?

There are specific as well as general uses of a drug or medicine. A medicine can be used to prevent a disease, treat a disease over a period or cure a disease. It can also be used to treat the particular symptom of the disease. The drug use depends on the form the patient takes it. It may be more useful in injection form or sometimes in tablet form. The drug can be used for a single troubling symptom or a life-threatening condition. While some medications can be stopped after few days, some drugs need to be continued for prolonged period to get the benefit from it.

Use Rhinopro sustained-release tablets as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

  • Rhinopro sustained-release tablets may be taken with or without food. If stomach upset occurs, take with food to reduce stomach irritation.
  • Swallow Rhinopro sustained-release tablets whole. Do not break, crush, or chew before swallowing. Some brands of Rhinopro sustained-release tablets may be broken in half before taking. If you have difficulty swallowing the whole tablet, ask your pharmacist if your brand of medicine may be broken in half.
  • If you miss a dose of Rhinopro sustained-release tablets, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.

Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Rhinopro sustained-release tablets.

Rhinopro interactions


* Tell your doctor if your child has high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, glaucoma, or thyroid problems. If your child’s symptoms do not improve or if they get worse, call your child’s doctor. This medicine may make your child dizzy or drowsy.

* Avoid letting your child do anything that could be dangerous if he or she is not alert.

Rhinopro side effects

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What are the possible side effects of Rhinopro?

Applies to Rhinopro / Phenylephrine (Rhinopro): sustained-release tablets

Other dosage forms:

  • drops

Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:

Appetite loss; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth, throat, or nose; excitability; headache; heartburn; nausea; nervousness; restlessness; trouble sleeping; vomiting; weakness.

Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur while taking Rhinopro / Phenylephrine (Rhinopro):

Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); chest pain; difficulty urinating; double vision; fast or irregular heartbeat; fever; frequent or painful urination; hallucinations; paleness; seizures; severe nervousness, anxiety, or excitability; severe or persistent headache or dizziness; tremor.

Rhinopro contraindications

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Rhinopro is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to any of the components of the product, severe hypertension, or patients receiving MAO inhibitors. Its is contraindicated also in severe coronary disease, cardiovascular disease, also pregnancy where it may cause foetal hypoxia.

Active ingredient matches for Rhinopro:

Carbinoxamine/Phenylephrine in Egypt.

List of Rhinopro substitutes (brand and generic names)

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Unit description / dosage (Manufacturer)Price, USD
Rhinopront 50 Tablet (Zuoz)
Rhinopront 60 mL (Zuoz)
Rhinopront 90 mL (Zuoz)
Rhinopront 1 Bottle 60 mL (Zuoz)
Rhinopront 1 Bottle 90 mL (Zuoz)
Capsule; Oral; Carbinoxamine Maleate 4 mg; Phenylephrine Hydrochloride 20 mg
Capsule; Oral; Carbinoxamine Maleate 4 mg; Phenylephrine Hydrochloride 20 mg (Cti)


  1. PubChem. "phenylephrine". https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/com... (accessed September 17, 2018).
  2. PubChem. "carbinoxamine". https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/com... (accessed September 17, 2018).
  3. DrugBank. "carbinoxamine". http://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00748 (accessed September 17, 2018).


The results of a survey conducted on ndrugs.com for Rhinopro are given in detail below. The results of the survey conducted are based on the impressions and views of the website users and consumers taking Rhinopro. We implore you to kindly base your medical condition or therapeutic choices on the result or test conducted by a physician or licensed medical practitioners.

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The below mentioned numbers have been reported by ndrugs.com website users about whether the Rhinopro drug is expensive or inexpensive. There is a mixed opinion among users. The rating about the cost of the drug depends on factors like which brand drug the patient purchased, how effective it was for the price paid, the country or place the drug is marketed, and the economic condition of the patient. The users who feel the drug is expensive can look for an alternative brand drug or a generic drug to save the cost.

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Please note, it doesn't mean you will start to notice such health improvement in the same time frame as other users. There are many factors to consider, and we implore you to visit your doctor to know how long before you can see improvements in your health while taking Rhinopro. To get the time effectiveness of using Rhinopro drug by other patients, please click here.
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