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Otrivin Baby Saline Nasal Spray

Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)
Preservative
Benzalkonium chloride
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Introduction

Otrivin Baby Saline Nasal Spray comprises of purified salt solution. It is used to treat nasal congestion (blocked nose).

Otrivin Baby Saline Nasal Spray works by moisturizing the inner surface of nose. It helps in providing relief from stuffy nose due to common cold or allergies. This medicine is for external use only. You should use it in a dose and duration as advised by your doctor.

Before using this medicine, check the label. You have to tilt your head as far back as possible. Hold the dropper close to the nose. Make sure that you do not touch the nozzle. Squeeze the dropper gently so that the medicine gets placed in the nose. After few minutes, you can bend your head forward.

Inform your doctor if you are on any medication or are allergic to this medication. Also, inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor, if you miss any dose.

Uses of Otrivin Nasal Solution

  • Treatment of Nasal congestion (blocked nose)

Benefits of Otrivin Nasal Solution

In Treatment of Nasal congestion (blocked nose)

Otrivin Baby Saline Nasal Spray moisturises the inside of the nose, gives a soothing effect to the irritated skin inside the nose and provides rapid relief from nasal congestion that lasts for several hours. It is a safe medicine which can be used to treat congestion caused by colds or allergies such as hay fever. It should be used as prescribed and should not be taken for more than seven days in a row (preferably less). Talk to your doctor if your symptoms do not improve.

Side effects of Otrivin Nasal Solution

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Otrivin

  • No common side effects seen

How to use Otrivin Nasal Solution

Use it as advised by your doctor or check the label for directions before use.

How Otrivin Nasal Solution works

Otrivin Baby Saline Nasal Spray is a purified salt solution. It moisturizes the inner surface of the nose and helps relieve stuffy nose due to common cold or allergies.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Otrivin Baby Saline Nasal Spray may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Otrivin Baby Saline Nasal Spray during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you forget to take Otrivin Nasal Solution?

If you miss a dose of Otrivin Baby Saline Nasal Spray, please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Quick Tips

  • The right way to use the nasal spray:
    • Shake the bottle before using the medicine. 
    • Clean your nose thoroughly before using the medicine.
    • Insert the bottle tip into one nostril and close the other nostril. 
    • Direct the spray towards the sides of your nostril, away from the cartilage dividing the two sides of your nose.
    • Breathe out gently through your mouth and repeat the same process for the other nostril.
    • Avoid deep breathing as it will cause medication to go back to the throat and make it less effective.
  • Avoid deep breathing as it will cause the medication to go back to the throat and make it less effective.
  • Do not share the bottle with anyone else so that you do not spread germs.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Alkali Metal Chlorides
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
RESPIRATORY

Patient Concerns

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Nasal congestion with throat infection due to bad weather
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
otrivin nasal drop 3 times for 5 days
How many times i can take otrivin nasal spray a day
Dr. Shubhra Chandan Pradhan
ENT
3drops 3times max 7 days
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FAQs

Q. Can I use Otrivin Baby Saline Nasal Spray for nebulizer?

Yes, Otrivin Baby Saline Nasal Spray can be used in the nebulizer. It is used to produce phlegm and sputum which can help to improve lung function in patients with lung diseases. It may also be used to dilute other medications to be inhaled through a nebulizer. However, all these uses would depend upon your doctor’s prescription.

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24-25 Floor, One Horizon Center Golf Course Road, DLF Phase 5 Gurgaon 122002, India
Country of Origin: India

Expires on or after: June, 2022

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