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A saline solution is a salt and water mixture. It was first used during the blue cholera epidemic that swept through Europe in 1831. It serves to reverse the negative impact of dehydration and restore fluid to body cells and tissues. The word stems from the Latin “sal” for “salt”.
1 In a prospective, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial, iliadin® Metered Nose Spray (0,05 % m/v) demonstrated a statistically significant reducing of the duration of acute rhinitis by 2 days as compared to physiological saline solution and a mean onset of action after 25 seconds. Reinecke S, Tschaikin M. MMW - Fortschr Med. 2005;147(3):113-118.
2 Martindale. Thirty-eighth edition. The complete drug reference. Oxymetazoline Hydrochloride. Editor: Thomson Reuters.
* iliadin® Metered Nose Spray (0,05 % Oxymetazoline). Indicated for adults and children aged six years and older. Ask your doctor or pharmacist about the iliadin® product that is best suited for your family.
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