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Oxymetazoline vs Xylometazoline

Oxymetazoline
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Xylometazoline
Other name: Afrin Afrin
Other name: Otrivin Otrivin
Satisfaction Score
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3.0
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Congestion
3.8
Concern level
2.7
Concern level
for Congestion
2.7
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Congestion*
Allergies
Nasal Congestion*
Common Cold*
Runny Nose*
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Method of use:
Eye Drops, Nasal Drops
Method of use:
Nasal Drops
Prescribing mode:
OTC
Prescribing mode:
OTC
Oxymetazoline is a selective alpha-1 agonist and partial alpha-2 agonist topical decongestant, used in the form of Oxymetazoline hydrochloride, in products such as Afrin (nasal spray), Dristan, Nasivin, Logicin, Vicks Sinex, Visine L.R., Sudafed OM, and ...
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Xylometazoline (also known as xylomethazoline) is a drug which is used as a topical nasal decongestant. It is applied directly into the human nose, either as a spray or as drops.Xylometazoline is marketed under many brand names (see below), with the typi...
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1
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Feeling Hyper
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Palpitations
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Addiction
7
Bleeding
6
Ear Infection
2
Tachycardia
1
Trauma
1
Migraines
1
Withdrawal
1
Cavity
1
Palpitations
1
Stroke
1
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About Oxymetazoline
Oxymetazoline is a selective alpha-1 agonist and partial alpha-2 agonist topical decongestant, used in the form of Oxymetazoline hydrochloride, in products such as Afrin (nasal spray), Dristan, Nasivin, Logicin, Vicks Sinex, Visine L.R., Sudafed OM, and ...
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About Xylometazoline
Xylometazoline (also known as xylomethazoline) is a drug which is used as a topical nasal decongestant. It is applied directly into the human nose, either as a spray or as drops.Xylometazoline is marketed under many brand names (see below), with the typi...
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t using other sprays like Oxymetazoline but before they...
| quinlanfaris.com
" ...getting stuck. I was given Nasonex Spray (Mometasone furoate) to ...I read somewhere about using other sprays like Oxymetazoline but before they never agreed with me. I used to use Xylometazoline... "

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ese sprays were until then and resolved never to use them....
| www.3fatchicks.com
" ...less damaging. Afrin has oxymetazoline so going to guess there is not much difference in it I did not realise how dangerous these sprays were until then and resolved never to use them. I wish... "

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acting decongestnts use xylometazoline or oxymetazoline as...
| www.apneasupport.org
" Otrivin's active ingredient is xylometazoline which is essentially the ...over-the-counter long acting decongestnts use xylometazoline or... "

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was study but) used oxymetazoline. Although it looks like...
| www.rosaceagroup.org
" no, this one has xylometazoline, we and the people in study(dont know if that was study but) used oxymetazoline. Although it looks like xylometazoline does the same thing but... "

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rt 2. Use xylometazoline or oxymetazoline nasal spray 1 hour...
| www.healthcaremagic.com
" ...fly when you are having an Upper respiratory tract infection (such as sinusitis & ...to the airport 2. Use xylometazoline or oxymetazoline nasal spray 1 hour before... "

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you can use a oxymetazoline or xylometazoline nasal spray...
| www.babyandbump.com
" I had a sinus infection for about 2 weeks you can use a oxymetazoline or... "

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appears, xylometazoline) make smile lines and crow's fe...
| www.rosaceagroup.org
" ...one of the side-effects of oxymetazoline, one I don't think I've ...before: wrinkles. For some reason oxymetazoline (and, it appears, xylometazoline) make smile lines and crow's... "

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ephedrin, oxymetazoline, phenylephrine, xylometazoline....
| www.steadyhealth.com
" ...reducing secretion of nasal discharge. Most commonly are used ephedrin, oxymetazoline, phenylephrine, xylometazoline. However, if applied for more then 3-5 days they... "

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- Use oxymetazoline/xylometazoline spray (only one nosestri...
| www.bluelight.org
" ...your pain. When I got a runny nose and I either needed ...- Plug it. - Use oxymetazoline/xylometazoline spray (only one nosestril for ...one rest). Be carefull, they are somewhat addictive. So you... "

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ngestant drops like oxymetazoline or xylometazoline. Take...
| www.healthcaremagic.com
" ...do Valsalva maneuver and use decongestant drops like oxymetazoline or xylometazoline. Take an antihistamine like fexofenadine/ cetrizine. Since you are ...follow the above precautions. Use the nose drops... "

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