Otrivin Paediatric nasal spray

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Helps relieve nasal congestion in children quickly1,2

Otrivin Paediatric nasal spray is shown to provide quick and effective relief from nasal congestion in children.

With a formulation designed for ages 1 year and older, Otrivin Paediatric nasal spray demonstrates effective relief of congestion from colds and allergic rhinitis in as little as 2 minutes.2

The decongestive effects of the nasal spray may last up to 12 hours with a single application,2 resulting in:

  • Improved nasal airflow2,3
  • increased drainage of nasal secretions2
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Direct and immediate action where it’s needed2,3

Otrivin Paediatric is formulated as a nasal spray to bring targeted relief from nasal decongestion. The active ingredient of xylometazoline acts locally on the nasal mucosa2,3 to effect vasoconstriction where it counts, resulting in rapid and long-lasting relief.2

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Otrivin Paediatric nasal spray is specially formulated with xylometazoline for kids: well tolerated and highly effective2

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Recommend Otrivin Paediatric nasal spray to your paediatric patients for well tolerated, effective relief from nasal congestion

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Otrivin Paediatric nasal spray (0.05% xylometazoline hydrochloride)

For parents who are looking for a fast-acting, long-lasting nasal decongestant to help their child breathe more easily.

Otrivin Paediatric nasal spray product details

  • Ingredients

    Xylometazoline Hydrochloride I.P…0.05% w/v in an aqueous isotonic solution using Purified Water I.P…Q.S.Preservative: Benzalkonium Chloride I.P …..0.01% w/v

  • Directions

    The usual dosage is 1 spray into each nostril up to twice daily for children aged 1 to 5; and 1 to 2 sprays into each nostril up to 3 times daily for children aged 6 to 11 years.2

    Before using for the first time, the pump should be primed by performing a few pumping motions until an even spray is released into the air. At subsequent applications, the dosing spray pump will be ready for instant use.

    Be careful not to spray in the eyes.

    1. Do not cut the nozzle.
    2. Clear the nose.
    3. Hold the bottle upright with thumb under base and nozzle between two fingers.
    4. Lean forward slightly and insert the nozzle into a nostril.
    5. Spray and breathe in gently through the nose at the same time. Then repeat in the other nostril.
    6. Wipe the nozzle and replace the cap immediately after use.

    It is recommended that the last application be made shortly before retiring to bed.

    To produce a fine spray, the bottle should be held upright with the nozzle pointing upwards.

    Be careful not to spray in the eyes.

    1. Clear the nose.
    2. Lean forward slightly and insert the nozzle into a nostril.
    3. Squeeze the bottle once and breathe in gently at the same time.
    4. Remove the nozzle before releasing the pressure on the bottle and repeat in the other nostril.
    5. Clean and dry the nozzle before replacing the cap immediately after use.

    To avoid possible spread of infection, the spray should only be used by one person.2


  • Warnings & Precautions

    Otrivin Child Original nasal spray should not be used for more than 10 consecutive days. If symptoms persist, consult your doctor.

    Prolonged or excessive use may cause stuffiness in the nose to return or worsen.

    It is not to be used in infants under the age of 1 year old. Use only under adult supervision.2

    Xylometazoline, like other sympathomimetic agents, should be used with caution in patients showing a strong reaction to adrenergic substances, as manifested by signs of insomnia, dizziness, tremors, cardiac arrhythmias or elevated blood pressure.2

    Keep out of sight and reach of children.

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