Otrivin

What is Otrivin?

It is a brand name for a preparation of Xylometazoline. A Nasal decongestant medication.

Questions and answers on "Otrivin"

My 2yrs old boy has cold and runny nose due to rainy season.
Could you please suggest any drops ?

Regards
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doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Otrivin P nasal drops

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Thanks for using health care magic.

I would suggest you use Otrivin P nasal drops one drop in each nostril two times a day for instant relief for two to three days.

If you have any other query please feel free to contact.
I hope I have...

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My baby boy is 6 months of age. He is having dry cough and Nose is blocked. I have consulted doctor and gave these medicines
1. Dm syrup 60 ml
2. Otrivin 10 ml
3. Azithral liquid 100 ml

Please suggest

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Nasoclear instead of otrivin drops

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Welcome to HCM.
Can understand your concerns.

Dry cough with blocked nose can occur in upper respiratory tract infection.

I think that dm syrup and azithral is ok. But nasal drops like nasoclear 1 drop in each nostril three...

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Hello Doctor ,

Is it OK to use Otrivin Pediatric for 9.5 month old baby for nasal congestion?

Thanks in advance

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Stem inhalation and saline nasal drops are more preferable

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for asking on HealthcareMagic.

I have gone carefully through the details and understand your concern. Most often such symptoms are due to viral infections. You need to give steam inhalation to your...

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I have a sinus problem and cannot breathe from my nose at all, specially bed time. Otrivin causes fast heart beat and other addiction problmes. What is the solution? Does nasonex help? Does it cause fast heart beat?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Nasonex will help

Detailed Answer:
Hi,


I have gone through your query. We can't use otrivin for more than 7 days. And yes, it may cause increase in heart rate.

Yes, you can use nosonex instead of otrivin for sinusitis.
Nasonex is the local nasal steroid it rarely causes fast heart...

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I am 31 years old women, I have a block nose since last 2 weeks, for 5 days I took medicine for a local doctor but didn't help.
I used Ortrivin if I had to clear my nose. For sometime after Otrivin spray I feel better and then again the same problem.

Please help

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Please provide more details,icontinue with otrivin until diagnosis confirms

Detailed Answer:
Hello
I share your concern
Looking at your description This might be related to inflammation or congestion of the nasal mucosa.

Here I would like further information to help you better
Are...

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Hi, my 1 month old baby is suffering from chest congestion and nose blockage due to cold .. He is trying to vomit while feeding .. He is not able to drink his feed due to congestion .. Is mucolite n otrivin nasal drops safe??

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Nasivion S

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Thanks for posting the query,

You can use any saline nasal drops like Nasivion S or Otrivin S. Use 1 or 2 drops in each nostril 2 hourly once. And especially 15 minutes before feeding, so that the air way is clear while feeding and baby feeds with...

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Hi Dr Koregol
I've come down in the last day with a very heavy head cold. I used a dose of Otrvin last night as I was so desperate and unable to breathe when trying to go to sleep. I just read that it is not advisable to use at all during pregnancy. I have used one dose.
Then this morning to clear the congestion I took some straight eucalyptus oil onto a tissue and sniffed it a couple of times and now also read that this is not good either and you should only use it quite diluted! I'm very worried.
I'm in the middle of my 20th week of pregnancy.
What sort of harm do these agents cause and do you think the inhalation of some eucalyptus oil into my blocked sinuses and a dose of Otrivin could have done harm?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
There us no harm. Dont worry

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Good to see you back.

Nice to know that you have successfully completed 20 weeks of pregnancy. Congratulations.

One or 2 doses of otrivin at this stage of pregnancy is not harmful. Even eucalyptus oil inhalation will not harmful...

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Hi, does avocom nasal spray cause fast heart beat like otrivin? Otrivin made my heart beats really fast...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Avocom does not cause increased heart rate.

Detailed Answer:
Hello!

Welcome and thank you for asking on HCM!

Regarding your concern I would explain that otrivin doesn't have the same adverse effects like avocom.

The increased heart rate while taking otrivin could be related to...

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i have been using otrinoz since last 7 years daily in the night for one sided nose congestion. in november my GP advised me to discontinue since it had made my pressure increase substantially. is otrinoz ( or otrivin) attributed to increase in blood pressure (given my prolonged use)

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Yes it can affect the blood pressure

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Welcome.
I have gone through your query.

If I have to answer your question in one word I'll say YES, it can affect you blood pressure.
It is topical vasoconstrictors ( construction of blood vessels), ( otrivin) xylometazoline...

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I accidentally used otrivin adult on my 6 month's old baby. Please suggest what steps I do need to take to prevent any adverse effects. As of now my baby seems normal and is playingplaying.its been almost 30 minutes I have used it on her.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Don't put it again.

Detailed Answer:
Hi
I am Dr Mittal.
I have read your query.
I think I would be able to help you.
The fact remains that 1 XXXXXXX of otrivi is not going to produce any major problems. just be careful not to do anything similar again.
watch the child for...

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Hi, My boyfriend has suffered from nasal problems for about 4 years now. He cant breathe through his nose all throughout the year, it is worse when pollen is around but even when it snows he cant breathe. He has has an allergy test which has come back negative to dust etc.. He cant breathe properly when he eats or sleeps and has now become dependant on using otrivine each night just to get to sleep. Some times his breath smells and he is constantly sniffing. What is the next thing for us to do as he wont visit his gp again. Thanks

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