The written instructions given for the use of the nasal irrigation
solutions were as follows:
The nasal irrigation
patients were instructed to flush each nostril daily with the saline solution using a nasal irrigation
cup (see box) along with routine care as needed.
An Italian study tested nasal irrigation
with hypertonic solution (three times/day) in a randomized controlled study involving 20 children.
According to the manufacturer of the neti pot, nasal irrigation
with saline solution also has been clinically proven to relieve cold and flu symptoms, allergy symptoms, nasal congestion, sinusitis and rhinitis, and sinus headaches, and to reduce the frequency and duration of colds and flu.
Side effects are minimized because of minimal systemic absorption of the medicated solutions prescribed for nasal irrigation
, and topical treatment addresses the problem of bacterial resistance to oral antibiotics.
Patients in the nasal irrigation
group continued to use the device for 1 year.
Read the article, "The Efficacy of Hypertonic Saline Nasal Irrigation
for Chronic Sinonasal Symptoms," at the Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery site: http://www.
The liquid mupirocin mixes instantly with no shaking or mess, and it is compatible with other medications mixed in saline immediately before nasal irrigation
NEW ORLEANS -- Daily nasal irrigation
with hypertonic saline solution improves sinus symptoms and quality of life and decreases medication use in adults with a history of sinusitis.
95, includes the nasal irrigation
pot, which is unbreakable and easily cleaned.
With consumers becoming more proactive about their health, Schering-Plough recognized the need for a convenient nasal irrigation
product that is all-natural and easy to use at home," said Dr.
Grossan created the Hydro-Pulse Nasal/Sinus Irrigation System -- the only system designed specifically for pulsating nasal irrigation
, a natural technique originated with ancient yoga practices and successfully used as an alternative to costly prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) medications.