A man is wearing a warm hat and coat whilst breathing in the cool winter air.
A man is wearing a warm hat and coat whilst breathing in the cool winter air.

How Otrivin helps with Sinusitis

 

Are you an active, busy person who needs immediate and long lasting relief from nasal congestion and blocked sinuses? Otrivin products are an effective way to relieve sinus pressure. It is a fast and long-lasting nasal decongestant powered by the active ingredient xylometazoline.1 So you will start to see the product working within 2-5 minutes after use and you will feel the benefits for up to 10 hours.2 Menthol is another ingredient in the spray that provides a cooling effect,3 bringing the sensation of improved airflow.4

1 Otrivine Allergy Relief 0.1% Nasal Spray. Emc. Available from https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/5984 (accessed 10 July 2018)

2 Eccles, R. et al. 2008. The nasal decongestamt effect of xylometazoline in the common cold. Am J Rhino1 22, 491496,2008; doi: 10.2500/ajr.2008.22.3202

3 Otrivin Menthol Nasal Metered-dose Spray Professional Information. SAHPRA current approved professional information

4 Burrow, A. et al. 1983. The effects of Camphor Eucalyptus and Menthol Vapour on Nasal Resistance to Airflow and Nasal Sensation. Acta Otolaryngol, Volume 96, Issue 1-2