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Neosynephrine Side Effects
Heart effects: Symptoms of Neo-Synephrine overdose include rapid heart rate, irregular heart rate, palpitations, anxiety, hallucinations, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, vomiting & sweating. Your nose may sting a lot. Not everyone gets all of these symptoms. Neo-synephrine is a highly addictive drug & should not be used routinely. There are better medications for treating your chronic symptoms. See your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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. ...Read more
Neo-synephrine: All topical nasal decongestants (afrin, Vicks inhaler, 4-way, neosynephrine etc.) if used daily can result in a form of addiction called rhinitis medicomentosa. This problem develops when the nasal tissues develop a resistance to the effects of the spray and more frequent use is needed to keep the nose open. Avoid using these products for more than 2 days without time away from them (3-4 days). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: The use of this drug which constricts blood vessels may eventually lead to rebound. That is, the blood vessels in the lateral wall of the nose will actually produce more congestion. Neo-synephrine should be used for a maximum of 2-3 days. It is very important to know if the congestion is the result of a viral infection or nasal allergy or more seriously, nasal polyps. Get a diagnosis. ...Read more
What can help nasal stuffiness related to uri?.Already taking neo-synephrine, but is not helping too much.
If prescribed Zyrtec (cetirizine) can I substit with cHlor-trimeton, Flonase for neo- synephrine & Lidocaine HCI 2% sol for listerine?
Totally different: Drugs, pleade refrr to the prescribing physician ...Read more