OTRIVIN 0.1% NASAL SPRAY

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Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Otrivin 0.1% Nasal Spray

Primarily used for

Nasal congestion (blocked nose)
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Medicine Overview of Otrivin Nasal Spray

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Uses of Otrivin Nasal Spray

OTRIVIN 0.1% NASAL SPRAY is used in the treatment of nasal congestion
It treats congestion associated with allergies, hay fever, sinus irritation, and the common cold.
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Side effects of Otrivin Nasal Spray

Common

Sneezing, Soreness, Dryness, Tingling sensation, Itching, Burning sensation.

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How to use Otrivin Nasal Spray

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Insert the bottle tip into one nostril and close the other nostril. Direct the spray away from the cartilage diving the two sides of your nose and toward the sides of your nostril. As you spray, breath gently and keep the head upright. Repeat in the other nostril.

How Otrivin Nasal Spray works

Otrivin 0.1% nasal spray is a nasal decongestant. It narrows the small blood vessels, which provide temporary relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.

In Depth Information on Otrivin Nasal Spray

Expert advice for Otrivin Nasal Spray

  • Otrivin works right away and each dose provides relief for up to 12 hours.
  • It acts on the nose, so there aren't too many other side effects.
  • Otrivin can make nasal congestion worse if used for more than 3 or 4 days in a row (called rebound congestion).
  • It can cause temporary stinging, burning, or dryness in the nose.
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Warnings
Special precautions for OTRIVIN 0.1% NASAL SPRAY
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
OTRIVIN 0.1% NASAL SPRAY may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
OTRIVIN 0.1% NASAL SPRAY is probably safe to use during lact
ation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
OTRIVIN 0.1% NASAL SPRAY does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
OTRIVIN 0.1% NASAL SPRAY is safe to use in patients with kid
ney disease. No dose adjustment of OTRIVIN 0.1% NASAL SPRAY is recommended.
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Liver
SAFE
OTRIVIN 0.1% NASAL SPRAY is safe to use in patients with liv
er disease. No dose adjustment of OTRIVIN 0.1% NASAL SPRAY is recommended.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Xylometazoline, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Otrivin 0.1% Nasal Spray

Frequently asked questions for Xylometazoline

Q. What is xylometazoline hydrochloride/ what is xylometazoline hydrochloride used for/ is xylometazoline a steroid/ an antihistamine?
Xylometazoline is a topical decongestant and is used to for relief of the blocked; congested nose and sinuses caused by colds and allergies such as hay fever. It is neither a steroid nor an antihistamine
Q. How does xylometazoline/xylometazoline hydrochloride work?
Xylometazoline relieves nasal and sinus congestion by constricting (shrinking) blood vessels (veins and arteries) in the nose
Q. Is xylometazoline hydrochloride addictive/ is xylometazoline addiction?
Prolonged use of xylometazoline may lead to its addiction in some.

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