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Revision as of 19:18, 12 August 2016

Administration

  • Type: Decongestant; Adrenergic Agonist Agent; Imidazoline derivative
  • Dosage Forms: Solution; Nasal spray
  • Routes of Administration: Intranasal
  • Common Trade Names: 12-Hour Nasal Relieve Spray, Afrin, Mucinex, Distran, Neo-synephrine

Adult Dosing

  • Instill 2-3 sprays for each nostrils twice daily for ≤3 days

Pediatric Dosing

  • Children ≥6 years: Instill 2-3 sprays for each nostrils twice daily for ≤3 days

Special Populations

Renal Dosing

  • Adult: Not needed
  • Pediatric: Not needed

Hepatic Dosing

  • Adult: Not needed
  • Pediatric: Not needed

Contraindications

  • Allergy to class/drug

Adverse Reactions

Serious

  • Rebound nasal congestion may occur with extended use

Common

Pharmacology

  • Half-life:
  • Metabolism:
  • Excretion:

Mechanism of Action

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See Also

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