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Active Ingredient(s): Tetrahydrozoline
Category: Vision / Eye Health



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Tetryzoline (also known as tetrahydrozoline) is a drug used in some over-the-counter eye drops and nasal sprays. It was patented in 1954 and came into medical use in 1959.[3] Contents 1 Mechanism of action 2 Side effects 3 Pharmacokinetics 4 Chemistry 5 Society and culture 5.1 Names 5.2 Urban legend 5.3 Criminal use 6 References Mechanism of action Tetryzoline is an alpha agonist for alpha-2 receptor and imidazoline receptor I-1 agonist. Mainly due to its alpha-2 a...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tetrahydrozoline

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Tetrahydrozoline
  • Drops: 0.05%
  • Solution: 0.05%, 0.1%, 0.10%
  • Solution/drops: 0.025% + 0.3%
  • Spray: 0.1%, 0.10%
  • Spray, Metered: 0.1%
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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