Healthdirect Free Australian health advice you can count on.

Medical problem? Call 1800 022 222. If you need urgent medical help, call triple zero immediately

healthdirect Australia is a free service where you can talk to a nurse or doctor who can help you know what to do.

beginning of content

Brand name: Nasalate TM

Active ingredients: phenylephrine + chlorhexidine

What it is used for

For the post-operative care of nasal mucosa and as an aid in the treatment of nasal vestibulitis.

How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Nasal. This medicine is given through the nose and absorbed through the nasal passages.

  • Store below 30 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 18 Months.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Soft white cream

Do I need a prescription?

We are unable to tell you if you need a prescription for this medicine. You can ask your pharmacist.This medicine is Not Scheduled.

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

Back to top back to top

Need more information?

These trusted information partners have more on this topic.

Top results

Sinus and nasal problems - MyDr.com.au

Most sinus problems are due to allergy, infection, or a foreign substance inhaled up the nose. Find out what products are available for sinus and nasal problems.

Read more on myDr website

Azep Nasal Spray - NPS MedicineWise

Please read this leaflet carefully before you start using Azep Nasal Spray

Read more on NPS MedicineWise website

Post-nasal drip: symptoms, causes and treatment - MyDr.com.au

Post-nasal drip describes the feeling of mucus secretions moving down the back of the throat, often causing cough. Read on for treatment.

Read more on myDr website

Nose Cancer - Introduction | Head and Neck Cancer Types | Head and Neck Cancer Australia

What do we mean by 'Nasal Cancer'? Nasal Cancer is a type of Head and Neck Cancer in the nose and nasal cavity

Read more on Head and Neck Cancer Australia website

Using your allergy nasal spray correctly - National Asthma Council Australia

Many people with asthma also use allergy nasal sprays for their hay fever.  Using your nasal spray properly is important. With the right tech

Read more on National Asthma Council Australia website

Sinusitis - Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia

Sinusitis is an inflammation of the nasal sinuses.

Read more on Allergy and Anaphylaxis Australia website

Nasal polyps - Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA)

Nasal polyps are soft, jelly-like overgrowths of the lining of the sinuses. They look like grapes on the end of a stalk. They occur in around 1 in 200 people, mostly by the age of 40 years.

Read more on ASCIA – Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy website

Polyps - Better Health Channel

Nasal polyps can sometimes interfere with breathing.

Read more on Better Health Channel website

Understanding Australia's new opioid overdose rescue treatment | Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA)

Australian launch of a new product called Nyxoid nasal spray for opioid overdoses

Read more on TGA – Therapeutic Goods Administration website

How to use Nasonex - National Asthma Council Australia

Using your allergy nasal spray properly is important. This short video shows you how to use Nasonex. Checklist of steps Blow nose gentlyShake nasal spray gen

Read more on National Asthma Council Australia website

Healthdirect 24hr 7 days a week hotline

24 hour health advice you can count on

1800 022 222

Government Accredited with over 140 information partners

We are a government-funded service, providing quality, approved health information and advice

Australian Government, health department logo ACT Government logo New South Wales government, health department logo Northen Territory Government logo Government of South Australia, health department logo Tasmanian government logo Government of Western Australia, health department logo