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Otrivin Oxy Fast Relief Adult Nasal Spray 10 ml

Manufacturer

Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Consume Type

NASAL

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Product Details

Description

Otrivin Oxy Fast Relief Adult Nasal Spray provides effective relief from a blocked nose; unblocks and clears in 25 seconds

About Otrivin Oxy Fast Relief Adult Nasal Spray 10 ml

Otrivin Oxy Fast Relief Adult Nasal Spray 10 ml belongs to the class of medications called ‘alpha1A adrenoceptor agonists’ and used in the treatment of nasal congestion. Besides this Otrivin Oxy Fast Relief Adult Nasal Spray 10 ml also useful in the treatment of ptosis of the eyelid and rosacea. The usage/indication of Otrivin Oxy Fast Relief Adult Nasal Spray 10 ml depends on the dosage form. For instance Otrivin Oxy Fast Relief Adult Nasal Spray 10 ml nasal spray solution used for nasal congestion, Oxymetazoline cream is used to treat ongoing facial redness caused by rosacea (a skin disease that causes redness and pimples on the face).

Nasal congestion is the blockage of nasal passage due to stuffed-up nasal fluid in the nose. Ptosis is the abnormal drooping of the upper eyelid. Rosacea is a condition characterized by small, red-coloured, pus-filled bumps on the face.

Otrivin Oxy Fast Relief Adult Nasal Spray 10 ml contains ‘oxymetazoline’ that belongs to the class of ‘alpha1A adrenoceptor agonists’. It narrowing the blood vessels and reduces blood flow to the swollen tissue in the nose, eyelid or skin. This effect helps in reducing the inflammation and alleviating the symptoms.

Otrivin Oxy Fast Relief Adult Nasal Spray 10 ml is available in dosage forms: nasal spray, topical cream and eye drop. It should not be used for more than 7 days. Common side-effects of Otrivin Oxy Fast Relief Adult Nasal Spray 10 ml are irritation or burning sensation at the site of application, blurred vision, eye pain, drowsiness, dizziness, headache and slow or fast heartbeat. If you notice that these side-effects do not disappear or worsen, consult your doctor immediately.

Do not take Otrivin Oxy Fast Relief Adult Nasal Spray 10 ml if you are allergic to ‘oxymetazoline’ or any ingredients present in it. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have heart disease, brain problems, high or low blood pressure, diabetes, Sjogren's syndrome (an immune system disorder) or eye problems (glaucoma). Do not take this medicine if you are taking monoamine oxidase inhibitors (for depression) or have taken them in the last 14 days. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Uses of Otrivin Oxy Fast Relief Adult Nasal Spray 10 ml

Nasal congestion, ptosis of the eyelid and rosacea

Medicinal Benefits

Otrivin Oxy Fast Relief Adult Nasal Spray 10 ml contains ‘oxymetazoline’ that belongs to the class of ‘decongestants’. It narrowing the blood vessels and reduces blood flow to the swollen tissue in the nose, eye or skin. This effect reduces the inflammation alleviating the symptoms. In the nose, this effect facilitates drainage of the nose providing relief from the blocked nose. Otrivin Oxy Fast Relief Adult Nasal Spray 10 ml has a quick onset of action and the action lasts for hours.

Directions for Use

Otrivin Oxy Fast Relief Adult Nasal Spray 10 ml is available in the following dosage forms: nasal spray, eye drops and topical cream.Nasal spray: If you are using the nasal spray for the first time or have not used the medicine for 5 days or longer, you have to prime the spray. It means you have to spray out some of the medicine before use, by squeezing the bottle. Shake the nasal spray well before each use. Blow your nose to clear the nostrils. Then, keep your head upright while spraying the medicine into each nostril. After using, wipe the tip of the bottle and close the cap tightly. Do not use more frequently or exceed 2 applications in 24 hours, unless you are advised by your doctor.Eye drops: Wash your hands thoroughly with water before and after use. Tilt your head back and pull down the lower eyelid to create a small sac. Take the prescribed amount of dose with the dropper and squeeze out a drop. Close your eyes for about 2 to 3 minutes. Wipe any excess liquid with a tissue. Do not wipe or rinse the dropper tip after use. Place the dropper back on the bottle and tighten the cap.Topical cream: Clean and dry the affected area. Then, apply a thin layer of the medicine to the affected area. Wash your hands before and after use. Use the medicine as recommended by your doctor. Do not take more than the recommended dose. Do not use other creams or moisturizers at the same time. Do not apply this medicine on broken skin or open wounds. Make sure this medicine does not enter the eyes. If the medication gets accidentally into the eyes, rinse with water thoroughly.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Key Ingredients

Oxymetazoline Hydrochloride Usp.

Side Effects of Otrivin Oxy Fast Relief Adult Nasal Spray 10 ml

Like all medicines, Otrivin Oxy Fast Relief Adult Nasal Spray 10 ml may also cause side-effects such as irritation or burning sensation at the site of application, blurred vision, eye pain, drowsiness, dizziness, headache and slow or fast heartbeat. However, these effects vary for each patient depending on their health condition. Consult your doctor if these side-effects do not disappear or get worsen.

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

Do not take if you are allergic to any of the ingredients. Do not take if you have heart or blood vessel disease, high blood pressure (hypertension), overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism), glaucoma (internal pressure in the eye), diabetes and prostate problems. Also, do not take this medicine if you are taking monoamine oxidase inhibitors (for depression) or have taken them in the last 14 days. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Drug Interactions

Drug-drug interactions: Otrivin Oxy Fast Relief Adult Nasal Spray 10 ml may interact with antihypertensives, monoamine oxidase inhibitors (antidepressants), other antidepressants (desipramine and imipramine), medications used to treat heart diseases, a medication used to treat migraine (ergotamine) and medications used to treat enlarged prostate gland.

Drug-food interactions: No interactions found.

Drug-disease interactions: Otrivin Oxy Fast Relief Adult Nasal Spray 10 ml should not be used in patients with glaucoma (an eye problem), trans-sphenoidal hypophysectomy (surgical removal of the pituitary gland), rhinitis sicca (inflammation in the front part of the nose), and acute coronary disease (blockage of blood flow to the heart) or cardiac asthma (shortness of breath due to heart failure).

Safety Advice

  • Safety Warning

    Alcohol

    Otrivin Oxy Fast Relief Adult Nasal Spray 10 ml may not interact with alcohol. However, limit alcohol intake as it may worsen the underlying condition.

  • Safety Warning

    Pregnancy

    Otrivin Oxy Fast Relief Adult Nasal Spray 10 ml is a category C medicine. It should be used in pregnant women only if clinically needed. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.

  • Safety Warning

    Breast Feeding

    Otrivin Oxy Fast Relief Adult Nasal Spray 10 ml should not be taken until prescribed. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.

  • Safety Warning

    Driving

    Otrivin Oxy Fast Relief Adult Nasal Spray 10 ml may cause dizziness. So, do not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking this medicine.

  • Safety Warning

    Liver

    Otrivin Oxy Fast Relief Adult Nasal Spray 10 ml is safe if prescribed in patients with liver diseases.

  • Safety Warning

    Kidney

    Otrivin Oxy Fast Relief Adult Nasal Spray 10 ml is safe if prescribed by a doctor in patients with kidney problems.

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • In case of nasal congestion, take warm fluids as they can help in clear-up mucus (nasal fluid) in the nose. Also, use a humidifier at home and rinse the inside of the nose with saline solution.
  • For ptosis of the eyelid, do eyelid exercises.  Raise your eyebrows by placing a finger underneath and hold them up for several seconds at a time while trying to close them.
  • For rosacea, know and avoid triggers that cause the condition. Eat fiber-rich foods and probiotics and avoid spicy and processed foods. Limit alcohol intake. Do not go into sunlight directly.

Special Advise

Your doctor may advice regular blood pressure monitoring.

Your doctor may also advice regular eye checkup, as Otrivin Oxy Fast Relief Adult Nasal Spray 10 ml is known to worsen the symptoms in glaucoma and cataract patients in rare conditions.

Other Information (OTR0041)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - Mar-22

Patients Concern

Disease/Condition Glossary

Nasal congestion: Nasal congestion is a condition in which the nose is stuffed and inflamed due to excess mucus (nasal fluid). It can occur due to conditions such as hay fever (allergic reaction), common cold and sinus infection. You may experience difficulty breathing and discharge from the nose during this condition. In general, nasal congestion improves within one week.

Ptosis of the eyelid: Ptosis is the abnormal drooping of the eyelid. It occurs when the muscle that supports the eyelid weakens. It may cause vision problems such as obstructed vision or double vision.

Rosacea: Rosacea, also called acne rosacea, is a condition characterized by red-coloured, swollen, small pus-filled bumps on the face. It may occur due to triggers such as heat, sunlight, hairspray, stress, alcohol and spicy foods.

FAQs

Otrivin Oxy Fast Relief Adult Nasal Spray 10 ml contains 'oxymetazoline' which is a decongestant. It constricts the blood vessels and reduces the blood flow to the affected area such as the nose, eye or skin depending on the site of application of this medicine.

Otrivin Oxy Fast Relief Adult Nasal Spray 10 ml may cause recurrence of symptoms when used for long-term. So, its use is not recommended for more than 7 days. If the symptoms do not improve within 7 days, contact your doctor.

Otrivin Oxy Fast Relief Adult Nasal Spray 10 ml may cause an increase in blood pressure. Therefore, it is used with caution in patients with hypertension (high blood pressure).

Otrivin Oxy Fast Relief Adult Nasal Spray 10 ml may cause drowsiness and dizziness. So, avoid driving or operating heavy machinery after using this medicine.

Otrivin Oxy Fast Relief Adult Nasal Spray 10 ml should be used with caution in pregnant women. The doctor may prescribe this medicine if the benefits outweigh the risks.

Otrivin Oxy Fast Relief Adult Nasal Spray 10 ml should not be taken with antidepressants. Antidepressants can increase the effect of Otrivin Oxy Fast Relief Adult Nasal Spray 10 ml and cause high blood pressure.

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Country Of Origin

India

Manufacturer/Marketer address

24-25 Floor, One Horizon Center Golf Course Road, DLF Phase 5 Gurgaon 122002, India

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