Paediatric Nasal Drops 10ml
Contains active ingredients including Xylometazoline
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Otrivin Ear, Nose And Throat Otrivin Paediatric Drops 10 ml
Scheduling status:S1.Proprietary names (and dosage forms):Otrivin ® adult drops.Otrivin ® adult metered-dose spray.Otrivin ® paed. Drops.Otrivin® paed. Metered-dose spray.Composition:Otrivin adult drops and Otrivin adult metereddose spray: 1 ml contains 1 mg of xylometazoline hydrochloride.Preservative: 0.011% mass/volume benzalkonium chloride.Otrivin paed. Drops and Otrivin paed. Metered-dose spray: 1 ml contains 0.5 mg of xylometazoline hydrochloride.Preservative: 0.011% mass/volume benzalkonium chloride.Pharmacological classification:A16.1 nasal decongestants.Pharmacological action:Otrivin contains xylometazoline, which belongs to the group of the arylalkyl imidazolines.Otrivin has a vasoconstrictor action, producing decongestion of the nasal and pharyngeal mucosa when administered locally.The effect of Otrivin sets in within a few minutes and persists for several hours.Indications:Decongestion of naso-pharyngeal mucosa in colds, sinusitis, otitis media and to facilitate rhinoscopy.Identification:Drops, spray and metered-dose spray: clear, colourless solution.Presentation:Otrivin paed. Drops (0.5 mg/ml solution):Polyethylene dropper bottles containing 10 ml.Otrivin paed. Metered-dose spray (0.5 mg/ml solution):Polyethylene metered-dose spray bottle containing 10 ml.Otrivin adult drops (1 mg/ml solution):Polyethylene dropper bottles containing 10 ml.Otrivin adult metered-dose spray (1 mg/ml solution):Polyethylene metered-dose spray bottle containing 10 ml.Marketed by: Novartis Consumer Health a division of Novartis South Africa (Pty) Limited. ® Registered trade mark.Otrivin is an effective decongestant which acts to clear a blocked nose within minutes and relieves excessive nasal secretions for several hours.Useful for colds, sinusitis and otitis media.Xylometazoline hydrochloride 0.5 mg/ml.10 ml.
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Ear, nose & throat topical nasal preparations decongestants.
Dosage and directions for use:Otrivin adult drops and Otrivin adult metereddose spray (1 mg/ml) are for nasal administration only, in adults and children over 12 years of age: 2 to 3 drops of the 1 mg/ml solution into each nostril per application, or one puff from the metered-dose spray, into each nostril per application:; a total of 3 applications a day is usually sufficient.Otrivin paed. Drops and Otrivin paed. Metered-dose spray (0.5 mg/ml) are for nasal administration only, for infants and small children up to 12 years of age: 1 to 2 drops of the 0.5 mg/ml solution or one puff of the metered-dose spray into each nostril, once or twice daily, are generally sufficient; a total of 2 applications a day should not be exceeded.Otrivin should be used after blowing the nose.Use of Otrivin metered-dose spray:Remove the protective cap. Before the first application, perform several pumping motions until an even spray appears in the air.Insert the nozzle into the nostril and press once firmly on the spray head, and breath in at the same time. Then withdraw the nozzle before releasing pressure. Repeat the operation in the other nostril.Replace the protective cap.In infants and small children up to 12 years of age, only Otrivin paed. Drops and Otrivin paed. Metered- dose spray of 0.5 mg/ml should be employed.