Otrivin is useful to quickly to relieve blocked or runny nose symptoms caused by Colds, Flu, Sinusitis or Hayfever.
Otrivin is a sympathomimetic preparation which constricts the large veins in the nose which normally swell up with an infection or irritation.
Otrivin works quickly to relieve the symptoms of nasal congestion,but care should be taken not to use the product for continual periods in excess of 3 days to prevent the build-up of tolerance and eventual rebound congestion.
If you require longer term nasal decongestion you could Consider using Otrivin Clear Saline Nasal Spray or clinicians nasal clear spray.
What else should I know about this product?
ClassificationPharmacy Only Medicine
Active IngredientsOtrivin contains Xylometazoline Hydrochloride 1mg/ml
The dose of Otrivin is One spray in each nostril 2 to 3 times daily.
Do not use for more than 3 days continuously.
WarningsDiscard contents one month after opening.
You should not use xylometazoline if you are taking certain medicines used for treatment of depression (monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) or tri-cyclic and tetracyclic antidepressants).
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Great for temporary relief of congestion..works very fast