Afrin Side Effects
What should I watch for?
Tell your doctor or health care professional if your symptoms do not start to get better or if they get worse.
To prevent the spread of infection, do not share bottle with anyone else.
Common and Rare Side Effects
Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.
When this medicine is used for short periods of time at low doses, side effects usually are rare.
Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:
With overuse or long-term use
Increase in irritation or redness of eyes
Symptoms of too much medicine being absorbed into the body
Fast, irregular, or pounding heartbeat
headache or lightheadedness
trouble in sleeping
Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.