Otrivin Paediatric Nasal Spray 10ml (Pack of 2). Otrivin Paediatric Nasal Spray is an effective nasal decongestant medicine. It shrinks the blood vessels present in the nose and relieves stuffy nose caused due to allergies, sinus infections, and a common cold. Side effects Major & minor side effects for Otrivin Paediatric Nasal Spray Burning or stinging sensation at application site Dryness of mouth/throat Dryness of eyes Headache Increased blood pressure Dizziness Increased heartbeat Uses of Otrivin Paediatric Nasal Spray What is it prescribed for? Nasal congestion This medicine is used to relieve nasal congestion caused due to common cold, sinusitis infection, and allergies. Eye congestion This medicine is also used to relieve eye congestion caused due to conjunctival infections. Concerns Commonly asked questions Onset of action The effect of this medicine can be observed within 5-10 minutes of administration. Duration of effect The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 10 hours. Safe with alcohol? Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption. Is it habit forming? No habit forming tendencies were reported. Usage in pregnancy? This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women. Contact your doctor and discuss the risks associated with the use of this medicine. Usage while breast-feeding? The amount of medicine excreted in the breast milk and its effect on the nursing infant is unknown and hence use is not recommended. Consult your doctor and discuss the benefits and risks associated with the use of this medicine.