FAQ

Carragelose® is a natural marine substance derived from red algae. It physically interacts with mucosal surfaces and virus particles and acts against respiratory viruses such as those causing common cold.

To prevent and treat viral infections of the respiratory tract. It eliminates over 90% of cold- and flu-causing viruses and typically shortens the duration of a cold by 2 days.

There are nasal sprays, throat sprays and lozenges available.

Carragelose® containing products for medical use are globally available in several European and non-European countries.

Several times a day, depending on your individual requirements; overdosing is not possible.

No, all products are preservative-free. The nasal sprays are supplied in a spray bottle that prevent the contamination of the product from microbes in the respiratory tract.

In case of known hypersensitivity to any component of the products. Please, refer to the instructions for use for more information.

Yes, the products may be used during pregnancy and lactation.

Yes, all products are suitable for children from an age of 1 year. There are products specifically tailored for children available in many markets which deliver a smaller volume from a spray device specifically fitted for smaller noses.

No, the products are not addictive, nor can they cause any withdrawal symptoms. Also the formulation does not cause drowsiness.

Yes, several large scale clinical trials involving close to 600 adult and pediatric patients were conducted to evaluate the efficacy and safety of the nasal spray. The nasal spray appeared as an effective treatment of common cold in these trials.