Infants: Put child on his/her back with head between your knees. Gently remove excess mucus with warm, moist cloth or cotton swab. With one hand, hold the baby's hands. With your other hand, put 2 to 6 drops in each nostril, taking care not to touch the dropper tip to hands, nose, or nasal secretions Have child remain on back for 1 to 2 minutes. Gently wipe the nose with tissue or use a nasal aspirator or bulb syringe. The Ayr dropper tip should be rinsed with hot water and wiped with a clean towel. Do not use the same bottle for other children. Use as often as needed.
Older Children: Hold bottle upright, give short, firm squeezes into each nostril. Take care up to aspirate nasal contents back into bottle. Use as often as needed.