Otrivin F5 Adult Nasal Spray 10ml

Otrivin F5 Adult Nasal Spray 10ml

Customer declaration: I agree to use this pharmacy-only medicine strictly as directed. If symptoms persist, or if I suffer any adverse effects, I will contact my pharmacist or doctor immediately. I acknowledge that I have read and understood the information provided about this medicine.

Otrivin is a nasal decongestant. It is effective in treating nasal congestion and provides quick relief from nasal discomfort due to colds, allergies and sinusitis.

Active Ingredients:
Xylometazoline hydrochloride 0.01%w/v.


  • Do not use in children under 12 (use Otrivin Spray Junior for children 2 and above)
  • Do not use if you have an allergy to xylometazoline  
  • Do not use if you have recently undergone trans-nasal surgery
  • Do not use if you have narrow angle glaucoma

Precautions (check with pharmacist before use if any of the following apply):

  • High blood pressure
  • Heart disease
  • Overactive thyroid
  • Diabetes
  • If you are taking any other medicines (especially monoamine oxidase inhibitors or tricyclic and tetracyclic antidepressants) 
  • Prolonged and/or excessive use
  • Pregnancy and breastfeeding

Shake well before use.

Adults and children over 12: spray 1 spray into each nostril every 8 to 10 hours (2 to 3 times daily) up to a maximum of 3 times per day.

For more information on how to use Otrivin click here.

Do not use for more than three days in a row. If congestion persists for more than 3 days, seek medical advice. Prolonged or excessive use of may cause stuffiness in the nose to return or worsen.

Common side effects: Dryness or irritation of the nasal mucosa, nausea, headache, local burning sensation.

Rare side effects: Allergic reactions (skin rash, itching), blurred vision, irregular or fast heartbeat.