phenylephrine

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phen·yl·eph·rine

 (fĕn′əl-ĕf′rēn, fē′nəl-)
n.
An adrenergic drug, C9H13NO2, that is a powerful vasoconstrictor and is used to relieve nasal congestion, dilate the pupils, and maintain blood pressure during anesthesia.

phenylephrine

(ˌfiːnaɪlˈɛfriːn; ˌfiːnaɪlˈɛfrɪn)
n
(Pharmacology) pharmacol a drug that is used to ease congestion in the nasal passages and treat low blood pressure

phen•yl•eph•rine

(ˌfɛn lˈɛf rin, -rɪn, ˌfin-)

n.
an alpha-adrenergic stimulant, C19H13NO2, used chiefly as a nasal decongestant.
[1945–50; phenyl + (epin) ephrine]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.phenylephrine - a powerful vasoconstrictor used to dilate the pupils and relieve nasal congestion
adrenergic, adrenergic drug - drug that has the effects of epinephrine
Translations
fenylefrin

phenylephrine

n fenilefrina
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1.3 5 Safeway Stores 0.1 0 Kmart 0.1 0 Kroger ATL 0.0 0 Most Promoted Nasal Spray/Drops/Inhalers Brands Afrin 20.5% Premier Value 10.2% Top Care 8.9% Neilmed 8.1% Vicks 6.9% Neo-Synephrine 4.3% Ayr 3.4% Zicam 3.3% Arm & Hammer 2.9% Leader 2.4% Note: Table made from bar graph.
She was started on IV Dopamine, Dobutamine and Neo-synephrine infusion in addition to IV fluids.
Such formulations as Afrin, Procter & Gamble Co.'s Vicks Sinex ultra-fine mist and Bayer HealthCare LLC's Neo-Synephrine are classified as decongestant nasal sprays.