What does Otinova® contain?
Otinova contains aluminium acetate, aluminium acetotartrate, acetic acid and water. It has pH 3-4. (Burow’s solution)
Volume 15 ml = 150 doses of spray.
Shelf-life: 6 months after opening. Unopened bottle 3 years from manufacturing date. Store in room temperature.
How does Otinova® work?
Otinova® acts locally and has an anti-bacterial and anti-fungal effect. Otinova® is astringent and relieves itching. The antimicrobial and the clinical effects are scientifically and clinically documented (ref. 1-5).
What does it mean that Otinova® can be purchased without prescription?
You do not have to see a doctor to get a medical prescription. Otinova® ear spray is an over-the-counter medical device product that is registered for the treatment of otitis externa/ ear canal inflammation. Otinova® is a unique self-care product and can be purchased at your local pharmacy or online.
To be aware of with Otinova® ear spray - instructions for use
Place the tip of the nozzle into your ear canal and press the pump down 1–2 times. Most people feel the relieving effect after 1-3 days. Consult your doctor if there is little or no improvement in your symptoms after this time.
Do not use Otinova® for a continuous period of more than 7 days. Children under 5 years of age should not use Otinova® without a doctor’s recommendation.
The product should not be used if the eardrum is perforated or if it has been fitted with a drainage tube.
Possible side effects
This product may cause a slight temporary irritation or a burning sensation in the ear canal. Salt precipitation in, and dehydration of, the ear canal may occur with overdosing and/or long term use.
Read the Package Insert Leaflet for more information.