Blackmores Cold Shield Nasal Spray March 2023
Blackmores Cold Shield Nasal Spray is a powdered nasal spray that turns into a gel in the nose creating a barrier to shield and protect from airborne germs. Blackmores Cold Shield Nasal Spray starts to protect from 3 minutes and is a non-drowsy formula.
You can catch a cold at any time of year and with over 200 viruses that can cause the common cold it’s hard to avoid. Adults can experience an average of 2-4 colds a year. Cold symptoms vary from person to person and depending on the severity of your cold.
The immune system is the body’s natural defence mechanism against germs and a healthy lifestyle is a good way to support your immune system.
Blackmores Cold Shield Nasal Spray:
- Clinically trialled*
- Starts to protect from 3 minutes
*(Hiltunen R, et al. Adv Ther 2007; 24: 1144-50)
Adults – Administer 1 spray into each nostril, 2 to 3 times per day. Usual dose is a puff of powder up each nostril, or as professionally prescribed.
Children under 12 years – Only as professionally prescribed.
For maximum efficacy, it is necessary to maintain a constant layer of gel across the lining of the nose. After blowing the nose therefore, it is necessary to re-administer Cold Shield Nasal Spray to renew the barrier.
The usual dose is one puff of powder up each nostril three times a day, administering more frequently or taking the two puffs per nostril may accelerate symptom relief, use as often as required.
Hydroxypropyl methylcellulose (HPMC) powder 95%, peppermint powder 2%, garlic powder 3%.
Contraindications and cautions
- If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk to your health professional before use.
- If you have any pre-existing conditions, or are on any medications always talk to your health professional before use.
- Some products should be ceased at least two weeks before any elective surgery, please confirm with your health professional
Always read the label and use only as directed. If symptoms persist, see your healthcare professional. Vitamin supplements should not replace a balanced diet.