oxymetazoline hydrochloride


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oxymetazoline hydrochloride

[ok′sēmətaz′əlēn]
an adrenergic vasoconstrictor.
indication It is prescribed topically in the treatment of nasal congestion and for the relief of eye redness caused by minor eye irritation.
contraindications Hyperthyroidism, diabetes, use of a monoamine oxidase inhibitor within 14 days, or known hypersensitivity to this drug prohibits its use.
adverse effects Among the more serious adverse effects are rebound congestion, central nervous system stimulation, hypertension, and transient stinging.

oxymetazoline hydrochloride

(ŏk″sē-mĕt-ăz′ō-lēn)
A vasoconstrictor drug used topically for nasal decongestion.
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Oxymetazoline Hydrochloride Nasal Drops is approved for the treatment of acute and chronic rhinitis, sinusitis and allergic rhinitis.