Table of contents:
- Otrivin Baby
- Release form and composition
- Pharmacological properties
- Indications for use
- Instructions for use of Otrivin Baby: method and dosage
- Side effects
- special instructions
- Pediatric use
- Drug interactions
- Terms and conditions of storage
- Terms of dispensing from pharmacies
- Reviews about Otrivin Baby
- Price for Otrivin Baby in pharmacies
- Otrivin Baby: prices in online pharmacies
Video: Otrivin Baby - Instructions For The Use Of Drops And Spray, Price, Reviews
Otrivin Baby: instructions for use and reviews
- 1. Release form and composition
- 2. Pharmacological properties
- 3. Indications for use
- 4. Contraindications
- 5. Method of application and dosage
- 6. Side effects
- 7. Overdose
- 8. Special instructions
- 9. Use in childhood
- 10. Drug interactions
- 11. Analogs
- 12. Terms and conditions of storage
- 13. Terms of dispensing from pharmacies
- 14. Reviews
- 15. Price in pharmacies
Latin name: Otrivin Baby
ATX code: R01AX10
Active ingredient: drops - sodium chloride (natrii chloridum), spray - sea salt (sea salt)
Producer: Novartis Consumer Health SA (Switzerland)
Description and photo update: 2018-23-10
Prices in pharmacies: from 167 rubles.
Otrivin Baby is a drug for cleansing the nasal cavity in children.
Release form and composition
Otrivin Baby dosage forms:
- nasal spray (20 ml in vials, in a cardboard box 1 bottle);
- nasal drops (5 ml in a dropper bottle, in a cardboard box of 18 dropper bottles).
1 ml of spray contains:
- active substance: natural sea salt - 10.5 mg;
- auxiliary component: purified water.
1 dropper bottle with drops contains:
- active substance: sodium chloride - 0.74%;
- auxiliary components: Cremophor RH40 (macrogol glyceryl ricinoleate), sodium hydrogen phosphate, purified water, sodium phosphate.
Otrivin Baby spray and drops are designed to care for the nasal mucosa. Nasal drops are sterile isotonic sodium chloride solution with an acidity level close to the secretory fluid of the nasal mucosa.
Irrigation of the nasal cavity with the drug can be carried out for the purpose of daily hygiene, prevention and treatment of colds, accompanied by dryness, irritation or nasal congestion.
The mechanism of action of the drug is aimed at maintaining the normal physiological state of the nasal mucosa.
Moisturizing the nasal cavity, the drug promotes thinning and easy removal of mucus. Daily use of Otrivin Baby increases the resistance of the nasal mucosa to the effects of pathogenic bacteria and viruses, in case of allergic rhinitis, it helps to cleanse it of allergens.
Indications for use
The use of Otrivin Baby is indicated for hygienic irrigation of the nasal cavity in children under the age of 1 year and older with the following conditions and pathologies:
- daily hygiene in order to maintain the protective functions of the mucous membrane in case of increased dryness or air pollution, including central heating and air conditioning;
- allergic rhinitis;
- chronic and acute forms of colds of the nose, paranasal sinuses and nasopharynx;
- prevention of infections of the nose and nasopharynx;
- prevention of inflammatory processes after nasal surgery.
You can not use Otrivin Baby with individual intolerance to the components of the drug.
Instructions for use of Otrivin Baby: method and dosage
Otrivin Baby spray and drops are intended for intranasal administration after preliminary clearing of the nasal cavity from mucus (if any).
The nasal spray can be administered in any position of the patient. Having opened the bottle, the first test spraying should be done until a uniform jet appears. Then, placing the tip vertically in the nasal opening, press on its base. For the second nasal passage, repeat the procedure in the same way. The handpiece must be washed and dried after each use. Close the bottle with a protective cap. One bottle can only be used for one patient.
When using Otrivin Baby nasal drops, it is necessary to separate 1 dropper bottle from the rest. To open it, turn the cover clockwise. To rinse the nose of a young child, it should be put, turning his head to one side, and gradually introduce into the nasal passage a sufficient amount of the drug for thorough cleaning. After a few seconds, sit the baby or give his body an upright position and remove mucus with excess solution from the nasal cavity. Then carry out similar actions with the other nasal passage. The procedures can be repeated if necessary. By pressing the lid, the bottle should be tightly closed. After opening, the contents of the dropper bottle are suitable for use within 12 hours. One dropper bottle should only be used for one child.
The recommended frequency of irrigation: 2-4 times a day, if necessary, the number of procedures can be increased.
Perhaps the development of hypersensitivity reactions in children with individual intolerance to the components of the drug.
Overdose symptoms have not been established.
Removal of mucous discharge from the nose in young children is recommended using the Otrivin Baby aspirator with replaceable nozzles.
The drug is intended for use in children under 1 year of age and older.
The drug interaction of Otrivin Baby has not been established.
Otrivin Baby's analogues are: Aqua Maris Baby, SeptoAqua for children, Aqualor Baby spray, Morenazal.
Terms and conditions of storage
Keep out of the reach of children.
Store at room temperature.
The shelf life is 3 years.
Terms of dispensing from pharmacies
Available without a prescription.
Reviews about Otrivin Baby
Reviews about Otrivin Baby are mostly positive. Many mothers note the effectiveness of the drug in moisturizing and cleansing the nasal mucosa of the child, the natural composition of the product, and a convenient form of release. Small children tolerate nasal irrigation well.
In some reviews, attention is drawn to the unreasonably high price of the drug.
Price for Otrivin Baby in pharmacies
Otrivin Baby's price is approximately:
- nasal drops (in a package of 18 dropper bottles, 5 ml each) - 293 rubles;
- spray (1 bottle of 20 ml) - 237 rubles.
Otrivin Baby: prices in online pharmacies
Otrivin Baby spray for irrigation of the nasal cavity nasal spray for children 20 ml 1 pc.
Otrivin Baby nozzles replaceable for nasal aspirator 10 pcs.
Otrivin Baby Otrivin Baby disposable refills, 10 pcs.
Otrivin Baby drops for nasal cavity irrigation nasal drops 5 ml 18 pcs.
Otrivin Baby Otrivin Baby drops for nasal cavity irrigation, 5ml, 18 pcs.
Otrivin Baby Otrivin Baby nasal aspirator with replaceable nozzles, 3 pcs.
Otrivin Baby Nasal Aspirator with 3 replaceable nozzles 1 pc.
Maria Kulkes Medical journalist About the author
Education: First Moscow State Medical University named after I. M. Sechenov, specialty "General Medicine".
Information about the drug is generalized, provided for informational purposes only and does not replace the official instructions. Self-medication is hazardous to health!