Xylometazoline

Details About Generic Salt ::  Xylometazoline 

Main Medicine Class:: Respiratory System   Sub Medicine Class ::  Anti Histamines and Nasal Decongestants

3F. MISCELLANEOUS in 3. OCULAR
XYLOMETAZOLINE
DIRECTLY ACTING SYMPATHOMIMETIC | NASAL DECONGESTANT
also comes under 6B. Anti-Histamines and Nasal Decongestants in 6. Respiratory System,  

Indications & Dose: CONJUNCTIVAL DECONGESTANT TP Adult Solution (0.5% or 0.05%) is instilled into the eye | NASAL CONGESTION Short-term symptomatic therapy NSL Adult Solution (0.1%) applied as nasal drops/spray into each nostril BID/TID Child 2-12 yr: Instill 1 or 2 drops of solution (0.05%)into each nostril OD/BID, max 1 wk

Contra: HTN, pheochromocytoma

Precautions: angle-closure glaucoma, prostate disorder, CVD, cardiac arrhythmias, IHD, occlusive vascular disease, hyperthyroidism, DM, elderly

ADR: Serious: dyspnea, palpitations, tachycardia, arrhythmias, bradycardia, hypotension, flushing, Others: weakness, nausea, vomiting, anxiety, fear, restlessness, insomnia, confusion, headache

Diet:

Monitor: BP

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