Otrivin Menthol Nasal Spray.

Provides fast relief from a blocked nose due to the common cold, allergic rhinitis and sinusitis and combines the instant freshness of menthol with xylometazoline.

Otrivin Menthol Nasal Spray

How does Otrivin Menthol Spray work?

The nasal spray contains an active ingredient, xylometazoline, which starts to work within 5 minutes, and provides congestion relief against common cold, allergic rhinitis or sinusitis for up to 10 hours.*

Otrivin Plus Nasal Spray unblocks your nose in as little as 5-10 minutes*1

 Acts fast1

Fast, temporary relief from a blocked nose

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Long-lasting relief

Provides up to 10 hours of relief from nasal congestion

  • How to use

    Otrivin Otrivin Menthol Spray gets to work in 5 minutes and lasts for up to 10 hours. The maximum daily dose to be sprayed is 2-3 times a day, once in each nostril. Do not use for more than three days at a time unless advised by a doctor or pharmacist. a time unless advised by a doctor or pharmacist. If congestion persists for more than 3 days, seek medical advice.

    1. Do not cut the nozzle. The metered dose spray is ready to prime before use.
    2. Clear your nose.
    3. Remove protective cap.
    4. Before using for the first time, prime the pump by actuating 4 times. Once primed, the pump will normally remain charged throughout regular daily treatment periods. If the spray is not ejected during the full actuation stroke, or if the product has not been used for longer than 7 days, the pump will need to be reprimed with 4 actuations. Be very careful not to spray in the eyes or mouth.
    5. Hold bottle upright with thumb under base and nozzle between two fingers.
    6. Lean forward slightly and insert the nozzle into the nostril.
    7. Spray and breathe in gently through the nose at the same time.
    8. Repeat with the other nostril.
    9. Clean and dry the nozzle before replacing back the cap right after use.
    10. To avoid possible spread of infection, the spray should only be used by one person.
  • Product information

    When to use

    Otrivin Menthol Spray can be used by adults and adolescents 12 years and older, for the relief of nasal congestion due to common colds or other allergic rhinitis, sinusitis. It will also reduce excessive nasal secretions.

  • Ingredient

    Otrivin Menthol Spray contains the following active ingredient:

    • Xylometazoline hydrochloride 0.1%


    Benzalkonium Chloride as a Preservative. Contains Menthol and Cineole as Fragrances

    Always read the patient information leaflet.


  • Where to buy Otrivin Menthol Nasal Spray

    You will find Otrivin Menthol Nasal Spray at your local pharmacy. Just ask your pharmacist. Or check on reputable online retailers.


  1. Eccles, R. et al. 2008. The nasal decongestant effect of xylometazoline in the common cold. American Journal of Rhynology, Vol. 22, No. 5