From the manufacturer's website:
Get fast, powerful nasal congestion relief! instantly, Original Maximum-Strength Afrin Nasal Spray can have you breathing better. No wonder it's the #1 doctor and pharmacist recommended nasal decongestant spray for congestion caused by colds and allergies.
- Works for 12 hours
- Provides nasal congestion relief due to colds or allergies
Warning: If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use. Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. Ask a doctor before use if you have heart disease, high blood pressure, thyroid disease, diabetes or trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
- Oxymetazoline hydrochloride 0.05% (nasal decongestant)
Inactive Ingredients: benzalkonium chloride solution, benzyl alcohol, edetate disodium, flavor, microcrystalline cellulose and carboxymethylcellulose sodium, polyethylene glycol, povidone, purified water, sodium phosphate dibasic, sodium phosphate monobasic
Directions: adults and children 6 to under 12 years of age (with adult supervision): 2 or 3 sprays in each nostril not more often than every 10 to 12 hours. Do not exceed 2 doses in any 24-hour period. Children under 6 years of age: ask a doctor.
Recommended Use: Shake well before use. Hold white tabs, press grooved area of cap firmly and turn counter clockwise. Before using the first time, prime metered pump by depressing pump firmly several times. To spray, hold bottle with thumb at base and nozzle between first and second fingers. Without tilting head, insert nozzle into nostril. Fully depress rim with a firm, even stroke and sniff deeply. Wipe nozzle clean after use. Secure cap after use.