Otrivin C 0.05% Nasal Spray

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Composition for Otrivin C 0.05% Nasal Spray

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10 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Otrivin C Nasal Spray

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Uses of Otrivin C Nasal Spray

Otrivin C 0.05% Nasal Spray is used in the treatment of severe allergic reaction, allergic disorders, asthma, skin disorders and oral lichen planus.
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Side effects of Otrivin C Nasal Spray

Common

Electrolyte imbalance, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Bone degradation, Increased risk of infection, Muscle disorders, Increased blood pressure, Altered bone growth, Skin scar, Behavioural changes, Increased glucose level in blood, Cataract.

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How to use Otrivin C Nasal Spray

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Blow your nose gently. Insert the bottle tip into one nostril and close the other nostril. Keep the head upright. Breath in while pressing the bottle. Repeat in other nostril.

How Otrivin C Nasal Spray works

Fluticasone belongs to a class of drugs called glucocorticoids/steroids. It prevents the release of the substances in the body that cause inflammation and allergies..

In Depth Information on Otrivin C Nasal Spray

Expert advice for Otrivin C Nasal Spray

  • Do not use the medicine (inhaler or spray): If you are allergic to it or to any other content in the medicine. If you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding a baby.
  • Inform your doctor before using the medicine if you have tuberculosis, other chest or lung infection, breathing problem, cold, liver disease or thin or brittle bones.
  • Do not use fluticasone inhalation to treat an asthma attack that has already begun.
  • Do not use fluticasone inhalation of you are allergic to milk proteins.
  • Do not use the fluticasone cream on areas where you have itchiness, redness, rashes, infection or acne on the skin.
  • Inform your doctor if you have breathing problems or tightness in the chest even after taking the medicine.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Otrivin C 0.05% Nasal Spray
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Otrivin C 0.05% 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 C 0.05% Nasal Spray is probably safe to use during l
actation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Otrivin C 0.05% Nasal Spray does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Otrivin
C 0.05% Nasal Spray in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Otrivin C 0.05% Nasal Spray in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

A careful monitoring by the doctor is advised in these patients.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Otrivin C 0.05% Nasal Spray

Frequently asked questions for Fluticasone

Otrivin c is a steroid but not an antibiotic/anti-histaminic/anti-cholinerhic/decongestant drug.It is used to treat nasal congestion (decongestant) and other symptoms caused by allergies or conditions like asthma
Q. Does it contain sulfa?
It does not contain sulfa
No. Otrivin c is a prescription drug. It is not available over the counter
Otrivin c is also available in the branded form as Flonase nasal spray
Q. Does it contain acetaminophen?
However, Nasonex consists of another drug called Mometasone also used for treating nasal allergies. Acetaaminofen is a different medication
Q. What is used for?
Fluticasone (in the form of inhaler) is used to treat symptoms of asthma and nasal inflammation such as coughing, wheezing, blocked nose, runny nose
It is also used as topical cream to treat various skin allergies and infections. It is not used for common cold
Yes. Otrivin c may be taken with Benadryl (diphenhydramine)/Sudafed (pseudoephedrine)/Zyrtec (cetrizine)/ Afrin (oxymetazoline)/Allegra (fexofenadine)/Mucinex (guaifenesin) if prescribed by your doctor
Otrivin c may cause weight gain since it is a steroid drug. It may cause drowsiness or wakefulness. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor
No. Otrivin c is not an addictive or a controlled/banned substance
Yes. The most common and expected side-effect of Otrivin c nasal spray/inhaler is nose bleeding. If your bleeding is more or does not stop, please consult your doctor
It is advisable to consult your doctor before taking Otrivin c if you have high blood pressure.
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