oxymetazoline

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ox·y·me·taz·o·line

 (ŏk′sē-mĭ-tăz′ə-lēn′, -mĕt′ə-zō-)
n.
A vasoconstricting drug, C16H24N2O, that is used topically in the form of its hydrochloride salt to reduce nasal congestion.

[(hydr)oxy + met(hyl) + (imid)azol(e) + -ine.]
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Nasal decongestant agent application was performed using oxymetazoline hydrochloride nasal spray (Iliadin 0.05% 10 mL spray, MERCK Selbstmedikation GmbH, Darmstadt, Germany License and Palmer Pharmaceuticals Inc.) three times in both nasal cavities after the diagnosis.
Obviously Pope's Iliad was a favorite of hers, for she purposefully alludes to Pope's opening of Book Sixteen of the Iliad in "To Maecenas." The reference to Pope's Iliadin "Niobe in Distress" is finally only apropos of the genre, the epyllion, into which she is casting her poem.