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Otrivin is a nasal decongestant. It is effective in treating nasal congestion and provides quick relief from nasal discomfort due to colds, allergies and sinusitis.
Xylometazoline hydrochloride 0.01%w/v.
Precautions (check with pharmacist before use if any of the following apply):
Shake well before use.
Adults and children over 12: spray 1 spray into each nostril every 8 to 10 hours (2 to 3 times daily) up to a maximum of 3 times per day.
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Do not use for more than three days in a row. If congestion persists for more than 3 days, seek medical advice. Prolonged or excessive use of may cause stuffiness in the nose to return or worsen.
Common side effects: Dryness or irritation of the nasal mucosa, nausea, headache, local burning sensation.
Rare side effects: Allergic reactions (skin rash, itching), blurred vision, irregular or fast heartbeat.