Otrivin Adult Metered- Dose Nasal Spray

Otrivin Adult Metered-Dose Nasal Spray

Unblocks your nose quickly, within a matter of minutes1-3

Otrivin Adult Metered- Dose Nasal Spray is specially formulated with a topical vasoconstrictor, which is clinically proven to decongest the nasal mucosa and improve nasal airflow3,4 during the common cold, allergic rhinitis, and sinusitis.3

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Rapid relief and long-lasting nasal decongestion1-3

Otrivin Adult Metered-Dose Nasal Spray contains xylometazoline, a topical decongestant, which acts locally on the nasal mucosa.

  • Relief is immediate – within a matter of 2-5 minutes, rather than up to half an hour for oral decongestants4
  • It provides a longer duration of action – up to 12 hours; oral decongestants only last for half that time4
Xylometazoline hydrochloride

OTRIVIN ADULT Metered- Dose Nasal Spray is formulated with xylometazoline for fast action

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Recommend Otrivin Adult Metered-Dose Nasal Spray to your patients for rapid nasal decongestion.

Otrivin Adult Metered-Dose Nasal Spray

Otrivin Adult Metered-Dose Nasal Spray (1mg/ml xylometazoline hydrochloride)

For patients who are looking for fast and long-lasting relief of nasal congestion.1-3

Otrivin Adult Metered-Dose Nasal Spray product details

  • Active ingredient:

    Contains xylometazoline hydrochloride 0.1%3

    Inactive ingredients:

    Sodium dihydrogen, phosphate dihydrate, disodium phosphate dodecahydrate, sodium chloride, disodium edetate, benzalkonium chloride, and purified water.3

  • Always follow the label instructions.

    OTRIVIN ADULT Metered- Dose Nasal Spray should only be used for adults and children 12 years of age and over.3

    • Nasal drops may be administered with 2-4 drops into each nostril
    • Nasal metered-dose spray may be administered with 1 spray into each nostril up to 3 times daily as needed

    Do not exceed 3 applications daily into each nostril.

    • Clear the nose
    • Hold the bottle upright with your thumb under the base and the nozzle between two fingers
  • 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 arrhythmia, or elevated blood pressure.

    Otrivin should be used with caution in patients with: hypertension, cardiovascular disease, hyperthyroidism, diabetes mellitus, phaeochromocytoma, prostatic hypertrophy, monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI) treatment, or who have received them in the last two weeks.

    As with other topical vasoconstrictors, Otrivin 0.1% should not be used for more than ten consecutive days: prolonged or excessive use may cause rebound congestion and/or atrophy of the nasal mucosa.3

    Keep out of sight and reach of children.

    Common side effects, with an incidence of approximately 10%, include dryness or irritation of the nasal mucosa, nausea, headache, or a local burning sensation.3 Occurring at a much lower incidence of approximate 0.0001%, are allergic reactions, including difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the face, lips, tongue or throat, blurred vision, and irregular heartbeat.3

    Do not use OTRIVIN ADULT Metered- Dose Nasal Spray before talking to your doctor or pharmacist if any of the below apply:3

    • you have high blood pressure
    • you suffer from heart disease
    • you have an overactive thyroid gland (hyperthyroidism)
    • you suffer from diabetes
    • you have an enlarged prostate gland (prostatic hypertrophy)
    • you have a rare tumour of the adrenal gland that produces high amounts of adrenaline and noradrenaline (phaeochromocytoma)
    • you are taking certain medicines used for the treatment of depression. These medicines are: -Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI): do NOT use (X) if you are taking or have been taking MAOIs within the last 14 days -tri-cyclic and tetra-cyclic antidepressants

    As with other products for the relief of a blocked nose, OTRIVIN ADULT Metered- Dose Nasal Spray may give rise to sleep disturbances, dizziness, or tremors in very sensitive patients. Consult your doctor if such signs prove troublesome.3

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