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Oxymetazoline MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Oxymetazoline
Tree Number(s)
D03.383.129.308.704
Unique ID
D010109
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010109
Scope Note
A direct acting sympathomimetic used as a vasoconstrictor to relieve nasal congestion. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p1251)
Entry Term(s)
Oxymetazoline Hydrochloride
Pharm Action
Adrenergic alpha-Agonists
Sympathomimetics
Nasal Decongestants
Registry Number
8VLN5B44ZY
Related Numbers
1491-59-4
K89MJ0S5VY
CAS Type 1 Name
Phenol, 3-((4,5-dihydro-1H-imidazol-2-yl)methyl)-6-(1,1-dimethylethyl)-2,4-dimethyl-
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under IMIDAZOLES 1966-90
History Note
91(66); was see under IMIDAZOLES 1966-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/05/31
Oxymetazoline Preferred
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