Otrivin Menthol Nasal Spray is a nasal decongestant that provides fast* relief of a blocked or runny nose caused by cold, flu, sinusitis, hay fever or other allergic rhinitis.
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Otrivin Menthol Nasal Spray can be used by Adults and Children over 12 years of age, who are suffering from nasal congestion due to colds, hay fever or other allergic rhinitis and sinusitis. Otrivin Junior is available for children aged 6-11 years.
Benzalkonium Chloride as a Preservative.
“Xylometazoline Hydrochloride 1 mg/mL. Benzalkonium Chloride as a Preservative. Contains Menthol and Cineole as
“For Adults and adolescents over 12 years of age: 1 spray per nostril. Use 2 –3 times daily, as needed. Do not exceed 3 applications in each nostril daily. Do not use more often than every 8-10 hours. Do not exceed recommended dosage. 1. Before first use, remove protective cap and press applicator until an even spray is produced 2. You may need to repeat this if you have not used the spray for longer than 6 days. Do not cut the nozzle 3. Blow nose gently to clear 4. Insert nozzle into nostril and press applicator firmly once while sniffing deeply 5. Withdraw nozzle and release applicator 6. Repeat in other nostril 7. Wipe nozzle clean and replace cap”
Use Otrivin for: Fast, temporary, relief of a blocked or runny nose caused by colds, flu, sinusitis, hay fever or other allergic rhinitis. Who can use Otrivin: Adults and children 12 years and over. Otrivin Junior is available for children aged 6-11 years. Dosage: – Adults and children 12 years and over: 1 spray per nostril. – Use 2-3 times daily, as necessary. – Do not use more often than every 8-10 hours. – Do not exceed the recommended dosage.
Store below 30°C.Incorrect use could be harmful. Follow the directions for use. If symptoms persist, talk to your healthcare professional.