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Evaluation of efficiency and safety of apicold mint nose spray for allergic
| Kosakovsky Anatoly L.
Shupyk National Healthcare University of Ukraine
Head of Department of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, Audiology, Phoniatrics
Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor
ORCID ID: 0000-0001-7194-420X
Introduction: Allergic rhinitis affects 10 to 40% of the population,
and among children the incidence is 2-25%.
Aim: Evaluation of the effectiveness and safety of "Apicold Mint"
nasal spray in children and adults with allergic rhinitis.
Material and methods: The effect of "Apicold Mint" Nasal Spray
(manufactured by APIPHARMA doo) was studied in 45 patients with allergic
rhinitis. The clinical study involved 21 (47%) children aged 4 to 18 years
and 24 (53%) adults.
Results and discussion: The use of the drug "Apicold Mint" nasal
spray helps to reduce the symptoms of allergic rhinitis and eliminates the
feeling of dryness, which often occurs with the use of topical
corticosteroids and decongestants. In addition, the use of the drug "Apicold
Mint" nasal spray significantly reduced the need for vasoconstrictor drops,
which is also positive in the treatment of patients with allergic rhinitis.
Conclusion: Appointment of the drug "Apicold Mint" nasal spray in the
complex therapy of allergic rhinitis contributes to a faster reduction of
symptoms and increases the effectiveness of local drugs.
"Apicold mint" nasal spray, menthol, globules of eucalyptus oil, allergic
rhinitis, children, adults.
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