Inflammatory pathologies of the ears provoke serious discomfort. To cope with this symptom help only special means that have an anesthetic effect and anti-inflammatory effect. One of the effective drugs are drops of otrelax, which are suitable for local application. In a short time they successfully cope with acute pain, stiffness and relieve inflammation.
Composition, form, packaging
Otyrex is produced in the form of droplets, which are a clear solution.
It can also have a yellow tinge.
1 g of substance contains 40 mg of phenazone and 10 mg of lidocaine hydrochloride.
Additional ingredients include water, ethanol, sodium hydroxide and other ingredients.
In a polyethylene bottle in the form of a dropper, 15 ml of the drug is present. Each bottle is located in a cardboard box.
The product is manufactured by the Romanian firm Rompharm Company.
Indications for use
The drug is recommended to use to eliminate inflammation and pain in various pathologies of the ears. Indications for the use of otrelelax are such conditions:
- external otitis of fungal, bacterial or viral origin;
- otitis media provided the membrane is preserved - the substance is part of a complex therapy;
- sulfuric tube;
- barotraumatic otitis media.
The following are the main limitations to the use of the drug:
- is an allergy to the ingredients of otrilax;
- intolerance of funds based on pyrazolone - they include analgin, amidopyrine, etc.;
- ear pathology, which is accompanied by a lesion of the membrane.
Mechanism of action
The principle of action of the drug is due to the constituent ingredients. The drug has a pronounced anti-inflammatory effect and is an excellent analgesic.
Phenazone belongs to the derivatives of pyrazolone. This ingredient is characterized by anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties. It also has an antipyretic effect. The drug reduces the availability of blood vessels, which prevents the spread of inflammation.
The combination of these substances ensures the rapid achievement of results and lasting effect. The medicine starts working 5 minutes after the injection. The maximum result can be achieved in 15-30 minutes.
Instructions for Use
Otyrerelax is suitable for topical use. Before instillation in the ears of the drug should be heated, holding it in his hands. This will help to avoid discomfort when using the tool. Drops are injected into the ear passage 2-3 times a day. For 1 application, 3-4 drops should be used.
For children, the remedy is administered in a recumbent position. Before the procedure begins, children up to 3 years of age need to take the ear shell down and back slightly. Older children and adults should take their ear back and up.
The course of therapy lasts a maximum of 10 days. If the need for therapy is maintained, otirelax is replaced with another substance.
With local administration of other drugs together with otirelax, you need to make intervals of at least half an hour. In this case, the drops should be administered before ointments or other substances having an oily basis.
Side effects of
The use of otrilax may cause allergies. This condition manifests itself in the form of redness, sensation of itching, rashes, swelling. Some people get irritated. In rare cases, when the droplets are injected into the ear, a pain syndrome occurs.
No cases of overdose have been reported with the use of otrilax for topical otitis therapy.
Use of the substance during pregnancy is possible if the expected benefit is higher than the potential threat to the child.
If it becomes necessary to use the substance during lactation, the issue of stopping breastfeeding should be addressed. The drug can be used in children of different ages, including newborn babies.
During the period of therapy, a number of rules should be adhered to:
- The drug produces a vasodilating effect that increases the bioavailability of other agents. As a result, the effectiveness of combined treatment increases.
- Before using the substance, you need to verify the integrity of the tympanic membrane. With its perforation, the active substances penetrate into the bloodstream, which provokes unpredictable consequences.
- The instructions to the drug do not provide information on its interaction with other drugs. Because it is so important to get a doctor's advice.
- Do not inject into the ears of cold medicine. It must be warmed in the palms.
- Do not exceed the recommended dosage or duration of therapy.
- After opening, the bottle is stored for a maximum of six months.
There is no information on the combination of otirelax with other medications.
Reviews about the
The drug reviews are mostly positive. Patients note the high effectiveness of the drug, which manifests itself in the rapid and long-term elimination of the pain syndrome.
The advantages include ease of use and availability of the substance, the possibility of use for children, a minimum of contraindications.
The prices for Otyrelaeks
The average cost of otrelelaks is 200 rubles.
Otyrerelax can be replaced by structural analogs that have the same composition. These include the following substances:
A similar principle of action, but other compounds possess such substances:
In the photo analogues of Otyrelaeksa
To choose inexpensive analogues of otrelax can be quite difficult, because this substance is included in the group of cheap preparations. The cost of analogs is about the same.
Synonyms for medicines
Synonyms for the drug are substances such as otypax and folikap.
Video instructions for Otirelaks( Otypaks):
Conditions for dispensing from pharmacies
The substance can be bought at a pharmacy under the prescription of a doctor.
Storage conditions and shelf life
The drug is stored in a dry and dark place. It must be out of the children's access area. The maximum permissible temperature is 25 degrees.
Otirelaks is an effective drug that allows you to cope with pain in the ears and to stop inflammation. To achieve good results, it is very important to clearly follow all medical appointments.