oxymetazoline HCl

oxymetazoline HCl, (ok´sēmətaz´əlēn),

n brand names: Afrin, Afrin Children's Nose Drops, Dristan Long-Lasting, Neo-Synephrine Nasal Decongestant, Sinarest 12-Hour, Vicks Sinex 12-Hour;
drug class: nasal decongestant, sympathomimetic amine;
action: produces vasoconstriction of arterioles, thereby decreasing fluid exudation and mucosal engorgement;
use: nasal congestion.
References in periodicals archive ?
The patient's medications on admission included zalcitabine, lamivudine, saquinavir, trimethoprim/ sulfamethoxazole, clindamycin, ciprofloxacin, ganciclovir, senna, naproxen, beclomethasone dipropionate, oxymetazoline HCl, morphine, potassium chloride, warfarin, and zolpidem.
Advertised Brand: Sudafed(R) Active Ingredient: Pseudoephedrine HCl Store Brand Product: Nasal Decongestant Advertised Brand: Afrin(R) Active Ingredient: Oxymetazoline HCl Store Brand Product: Nasal Spray