Otrivin Nasal Spray is used for Blocked nose, Nasal congestion, Minor inflammation due to allergies or colds and other conditions. .
Otrivin Nasal Spray contains Xylometazoline Hcl as an active ingredient.
Otrivin Nasal Spray works by stimulating the adrenal system thus producing systemic vasoconstriction; lowering the blood flow in the nasal passages.
Novartis manufactures Otrivin Nasal Spray.
Otrivin Nasal Spray Uses
Otrivin Nasal Spray is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
Minor inflammation due to allergies or colds
Otrivin Nasal Spray may also be used for purposes not listed here.
Otrivin Nasal Spray Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Otrivin Nasal Spray improves the patient's condition by performing the following functions:
Stimulating the adrenal system thus producing systemic vasoconstriction; lowering the blood flow in the nasal passages.
Otrivin Nasal Spray - Composition and Active Ingredients
Otrivin Nasal Spray is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Xylometazoline Hcl - 1Mg/Ml
Otrivin Nasal Spray - Precautions & How to Use
Before using Otrivin Nasal Spray, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition.
Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
difficulty in urination due to enlargement of the prostate gland
high blood pressure
keep away from children
do not take by mouth. Consult with your doctor before using this medicine on open wounds, dry, chapped, irritated, or sun-burned skin.
wash your hands before and after applying Otrivin Nasal Spray. Clean and dry the skin area to be treated.
do not wash the treated area after immediately applying Otrivin Nasal Spray. Also avoid the use of other products on the treated area unless directed by your doctor.
applying an excessive amount may result in pilling. Use a thinner layer or lesser quantity of medicine to avoid pilling.
avoid getting this medication in your eyes or nose or mouth.
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