Disease Information for Oxymetazoline (Afrin) nasal/Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Brief Blood pressure increase/sign:
High blood pressure/sign
Hypotension with Relative Bradycardia
Low Blood Pressure
Stupor/poor reponse to stimulus
Anosmia/Loss of sense of smell
Decreased sense of smell
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Hypertension
Hypotension
Sedation/torpor induced
Sinus bradycardia
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Alpha-adrenergic agonist/effect
DRUG/Sympatholytic effect
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Toxin
TOXIN/ Hypertension/slow heart rate
TOXIN/Hypotension relative bradycardia
Synonyms
Synonym
Oxymetazoline, Oxymetazoline (product), Oxymetazoline (substance), OXYMETAZOLINE PREPARATION, Phenol 3 ((4 5 dihydro 1H imidazol 2 yl)methyl) 6 (1 1 dimethylethyl) 2 4 dimethyl, Brand name/Afrin (Oxymetazoline)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/Dose BID Medication
DRUG/Generic available
DRUG/Intranasal administration RX
Definition

decongestant nasal spray/drops; tolerance develops; sympathomimetic

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