naphazoline, Privine, Sudafed(noun)
vasoconstrictor (trade names Privine and Sudafed) used in nasal sprays to treat symptoms of nasal congestion and in eyedrops to treat eye irritation
2-(1-naphthylmethyl)-2-imidazoline hydrochloride, a sympathomimetic agent used as a vasoconstrictor.
Naphazoline is the common name for 2--2-imidazoline hydrochloride. It is a sympathomimetic agent with marked alpha adrenergic activity. It is a vasoconstrictor with a rapid action in reducing swelling when applied to mucous membrane. It acts on alpha-receptors in the arterioles of the conjunctiva to produce constriction, resulting in decreased congestion. It is an active ingredient in several over-the-counter formulations including Clear Eyes and Naphcon eye drops. It has the molecular formula C14H14N2.HCl and a molecular weight of 246.73 g/mol.
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An adrenergic vasoconstrictor agent used as a decongestant.
The numerical value of naphazoline in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of naphazoline in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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