Frequently Asked Questions

Do Nampons expire and, if so, when? 

Nampons have a 5 year shelf life from date of manufacture. Expiration date information is provided on the primary packaging (retail box)

 

Do Nampons have a smell or taste?

Nampons do not have any odor or taste associated with them and leave no residue when removed.

 

What is m•doc

m•doc or micro-dispersed oxidized cellulose is a proprietary form of oxidized cellulose impregnated into every Nampon nasal plug. Oxidised cellulose is well known blood stopping agent which has been in use since the 1940’s.

 

Is m•doc FDA cleared and what is the reg number?

The m•doc powder was cleared in 2002 by FDA for topical control of bleeding in K010933. Nampons are a 510k exempt device under regulation number 874.4780 (FDA product code LYA – Intranasal splint)

Are there any allergies that interact with Nampons or m-doc™?

There are no known contraindications or allergic reactions from Nampons.


Are there any medications that interact with Nampons or m-doc™?

There are no known contraindications.

How long has mdoc been used as a clotting agent in hospitals and the army?

Oxidised cellulose has been in use as blood stopping agent since the 1940’s


How do you know if the nosebleed is too heavy for Nampons and requires medical attention?

If the bleed is not stopped within 10-15 minutes after inserting a single Nampon, or if the bleeding starts to run down the throat after tilting the head forward and causes choking, please seek medical attention immediately.

 

Are Nampons biodegradable?  Can they be flushed?

Unfortunately, Nampons are not biodegradable and should be disposed in the garbage, not toilet, after use.

 

How can I become a distributor for Nampons?

Please complete our distributor form by clicking here.