12.2.2 Nasal decongestants

Nasal decongestant sprays are not included in the formulary due to their ability to cause rebound congestion.

Sodium chloride drops and sprays are available to buy to manage nasal catarrh. 

Pseudoephedrine hydrochloride 60mg tablets available OTC in smaller pack size (12 tablets)

100 ml
24 tablet
  • First Line Drugs
  • Second Line Drugs
  • Specialist Initiated Drugs with Shared Care Guidelines
  • Specialist Only Drugs
  • Mixed Status