xylometazoline


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xylometazoline

 [zi″lo-met″ah-zo´lēn]
an adrenergic used in the form of the hydrochloride salt as a topical nasal decongestant.

xylometazoline

/xy·lo·met·a·zo·line/ (zi″lo-met″ah-zo´lēn) an adrenergic used as the hydrochloride salt as a topical nasal decongestant.

xylometazoline

A decongestant drug used to relieve a blocked nose.
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Patients were advised tab co-amoxiclav 625mg 8 hourly, tab mefenamic acid 500mg 8 hourly, tab chlorpheniramine maleate 4mg once daily, xylometazoline nasal spray and liquid paraffine nasal drops 2 drops 8 hourly and regular nasal toilet for 5 days.
Piperacillin + Tazobactum, Nasal Drops- Xylometazoline hydrochloride, Nasal Drops- Xylometazoline hydrochloride, Tab.
Oral antibiotic prescribed was co-amoxiclav, vasoconstrictive nasal spray used was Xylometazoline and local antibiotic ointment prescribed was fucidic acid ointment.
His previous medications oral cetirizine 10 mg/day in morning and hydroxyzine 25 mg/day in evening along with montelukast sodium 10 mg/day along with xylometazoline nasal drops were continued.
The latest report also states that Novartis containing Xylometazoline, could cause strophic rhinitis if not used as directed.
After the first five days, a four day course of Xylometazoline nasal drops was prescribed, followed up with gentle steam inhalation for another week.
Continued use of xylometazoline for more than 3 days may result in rebound nasal congestion and rhinitis medicamentosa.
Those include mirtazapine, xylometazoline, fluticasone, paroxetine, pantoprazole, steroids, acetazolamide, and protriptyline.
The alert concerns 12 active ingredients: brompheniramine, chlorphenamine, dextromethorphan, diphenhydramine, ephedrine, guaifenesin, ipecacuanha, phenylephrine, pholcodine, pseudoephedrine, oxymetazoline, and xylometazoline.
The results indicated that the potency (pEC50 values) rank order was Dexmedetomidine > Guanabenz > p-aminoclonidine > UK-14304 > Oxymetazoline > Clonidine > Xylometazoline > Guanfacine > Naphazoline > (-)EPI > [alpha]-methyl-NE > 6-FNE > (-)NE > Deoxy EPI > Dopamine (deoxyNE) > Xylazine > (+)-NE > (-)-Phenylephrine > Isoproterenol.
Other available nasal vasoconstrictors are xylometazoline (Otrivine), oxymetazoline, ephedrine and phenylephrine.
Jamal reported more dramatic differences in a controlled study of the vasoconstrictor xylometazoline vs.