Otrivine Adult Nasal Spray - 10ml

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What is Otrivine Adult Nasal Spray?

Otrivine Adult Nasal Spray is designed to help to treat blocked noses in adults and children over the age of 12. If you’re suffering with a blocked or stuffy nose, Otrivine Adult Nasal Spray can help to clear your nose fast so you can breathe easily again.


Why do I have a blocked nose?

A blocked nose is a really common problem that many people deal with and there are many things that can cause a blocked nose. Some of the most common causes of a blocked nose include:

  • Cold and flu
  • Sinusitis or a sinus infection
  • Hay fever or allergies
  • Rhinitis
  • Reaction to medication


How will this product clear my blocked nose?

Otrivine Adult Nasal Spray contains the active ingredient xylometazoline hydrochloride, which helps to clear your nasal passages. It does this by helping swollen blood vessels in your nose return to the right size, giving you more room to breathe. It also helps to reduce excessive secretions produced in your nose, reducing blockage.


How to use Otrivine Adult Nasal Spray.

Before using Otrivine Adult Nasal Spray, clear your nose by blowing it gently. Lean forward and insert the nozzle into your nostril. Breathe in and press the pump down at the same time, depositing Otrivine Adult Nasal Spray into your nose. Repeat in the other nostril. Spray one dose of Otrivine Adult Nasal Spray into each nostril 2 – 3 times a day for up to 7 days.


When should Otrivine Adult Nasal Spray not be used?

Otrivine Adult Nasal Spray is not suitable for use on children under the age of 12. Do not use Otrivine Adult Nasal Spray if you are allergic to xylometazoline hydrochloride or any of the other listed ingredients. This product should not be used by those who have recently had neurosurgery. Speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before using Otrivine Adult Nasal Spray if you:

  • Have hyperthyroidism (an overactive thyroid gland).
  • Have glaucoma.
  • Have diabetes mellitus.
  • Have heart disease.
  • Have circulatory disease.
  • Are pregnant or breast feeding.
  • Have hypertension.
  • Have recently taken any other medicines, especially MAOIs (monoamine oxidase inhibitors) or any other antidepressants.


Does this product have any side effects?

Like all medicines, Otrivine Adult Nasal Spray can have side effects, although not everyone will get them. These side effects include:

  • Burning sensation in the nose and throat
  • Local irritation
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Dryness of the nasal membranes
  • Temporary and passing visual disturbances
  • Allergic reactions
  • Cardiovascular effects or palpitations, especially in those with heart problems

If you experience these or any other side effects while using Otrivine Adult Nasal Spray, speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist right away.


Important Information

This product is a medicine; make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist-4-U pharmacist before taking this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your symptoms get worse or continue after taking this product, contact us or your doctor. For medical services in your area, please refer to https://www.nhs.uk

If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.

Store all medicines out of sight and reach of children.

Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.

Please contact your GP if appropriate regarding this product.


Written on: 21/06/2018

Next review: 20/06/2020

Written by: LH

Active Ingredients

  • Xylometazoline Hydrochloride


  • Nasal spay containing: Xylometazoline hydrochloride .1% w/v.
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Otrivine Adult Nasal Spray - 10ml Reviews

Best on the market, would not be with out it, clears hazel passage and sinuses in a minute or two and lasts for hours.
Jillian Walker,
A little more expensive than I usually pay but it was convenient to add to my order
Rod at intaskin tattoos,
Love this stuff
Joanne Lawrence,
Always use this product. Best decongestant.
Rod at intaskin tattoos,
I rely on otrivine best stuff on the market