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Does anyone know what the drug neo-synephrine does?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
Neo-synehrine: Neosynephrine (phenylephrine) constricts blood vessels. Given intravenously, it raises blood pressure and is used to treat low blood pressure or shock. Given topically or in small doses orally, it constricts the vessels in the nose (nasal mucosa) which opens breathing passages.

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