Definition of Naphazoline

1. Noun. Vasoconstrictor (trade names Privine and Sudafed) used in nasal sprays to treat symptoms of nasal congestion and in eyedrops to treat eye irritation.




Definition of Naphazoline

1. Noun. 2-(1-naphthylmethyl)-2-imidazoline hydrochloride, a sympathomimetic agent used as a vasoconstrictor. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Naphazoline

1. 4,5-dihydro-2-(1-naphthalenylmethyl)-1h-imidazole. An adrenergic vasoconstrictor agent used as a decongestant. Pharmacological action: adrenergic alpha-agonists, nasal decongestants. Chemical name: 1H-Imidazole, 4,5-dihydro-2-(1-naphthalenylmethyl)- (12 Dec 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Naphazoline

napalmed
napalming
napalmlike
napalms
napas
nape
nape-crest
nape nevus
nape of the neck
naped
naperies
napery
napes
napex
napha water
naphazoline (current term)
naphazoline hydrochloride
naphew
naphtha
naphthacene
naphthacenes
naphthalate
naphthalates
naphthaldehyde
naphthaldehydes
naphthalene
naphthalene acetic acid
naphthalene dioxygenase
naphthalene poisoning
naphthaleneacetic

Literary usage of Naphazoline

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Code of Federal Regulations by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"(iv) For products containing naphazoline hydrochloride identified in §341.20(b)(6) at a concentration of 0.05 percent. "Do not use this product in children ..."

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