Otronaz® 0.05%
For the tretment of the cold
  • Xylometazoline is an arylalkyl  imidazoline.
  • Xylometazoline is a direct-acting sympathomimetic with marked alpha-adrenergic activity. It is a vasoconstrictor which reduces swelling and congestion when applied to mucous membranes.
  • The effect begins within 5 to 10 minutes of application and lasts for up to 10 hours.
  • Otronaz® nasal drops must be administered into the nasal cavities, where it exerts a vasoconstrictive effect leading to decongestion of the nasal and pharyngeal mucosa, thus make it easier to breath through the nose when suffering from cold or chill.
  • Otronaz® contains ingredients which prevent the drying of nasal mucous membrane.

Each 1 ml of Otronaz®  0.05% nasal drops contains:

  • Xylometazoline hydrochloride   0.5 mg.

Each 1 ml of Otronaz®  0.1% nasal drops contains:

  • Xylometazoline hydrochloride   1 mg.

 Otronaz® nasal drops are used for the treatment of:

  • Colds of various types.                 
  • To aid drainage of sinus conditions.
  • As an adjuvant to decongest the nasopharyngeal mucosa, in otitis media.
  • To facilitate rhinoscopy.
  • Relief of the symptoms of a blocked nose and sinuses associated with a cold, influenza and allergies.

Otronaz® should not be used in case of hypersensitivity to Xylometazoline hydrochloride or in the following cases:

  • After a transsphenoidal hypophysectomy.
  • In case of dry rhinitis.
  • Acute angle glaucoma.

¤ This drug should not be used with the following medications because serious interactions may occur:

  • Drugs used for high blood pressure (hypertension).
  • Drugs used for heart failure and irregular heart beat.            
  • Drugs for suppressing appetite.
  • Drugs used to induce labour called oxytocin.

Otronaz® is considered well tolerated, and side effects may appear as simple as:

  • Temporary burning of stinging.
  • Dryness in the nose.
  • Runny nose and sneezing may occur.
  • Burning sensation in the nose and throat.

Otronaz® 0.05% for infants and children up to 6 years of age:

  • 2 drops 1 to 2 times a day into each nostril per application.
  • (Do not exceed 3 applications a day).

Otronaz® 0.1% for adult and children over 6 years of age only:

  • 2 to 3 drops into each nostril per application;4 applications a day are usually sufficient.
  • Otronaz® should be used with caution in patients suffering from hypertension, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes mellitus and overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism).
  • Otronaz® nasal drops: (bottle of 10ml).
  • Store at temperature below 30 °C, and not use more than one week without doctores advice.