NAME :- XYLOMETAZOLINE HCL
IUPAC NAME :- 2-[(4-tert-butyl-2,6-dimethylphenyl)methyl]-4,5-dihydro-1H-imidazole
CAS NO. :- 1218-35-5
FORMULA :- C16H24N2.HCL
SYNONYMS :- Olynth;Novorin;XyMelin;Brizolin;Therapin;Galazolin;Neo-Rinoleina;XYLONETAZOLINEHCL;Neo-Synephrine II;XYLOMETAZOLINE HCL
APPLICATION :- Vasoconstrictor, used as a nasal decongestant.
DESCRIPTION :- A nasal vasoconstricting decongestant drug which acts by binding to the same receptors as adrenaline. It is applied as a spray or as drops into the nose to ease inflammation and congestion of the nasal passageways. It binds alpha-adrenergic receptors to activate the adrenal system which causes systemic vasoconstriction, thereby easing nasal congestion.