Oxedrine


Full Prescribing Info
Dosage/Direction for Use

Oral
Hypotensive states
Adult: 100-150 mg tid.

Ophthalmic

Conjunctival decongestant
Adult: As 0.5% solution: Instil 1-2 drops into the conjunctival sac tid.
Contraindications
Narrow-angle glaucoma. Hypertension.
Special Precautions
Hyperthyroidism, coronary insufficiency, heart failure. Infants.
Adverse Reactions
Bradycardia, acute glaucoma.
Drug Interactions
Pressor effects may be potentiated by MAOIs.
Action
Oxedrine is a sympathomimetic agent. It produces peripheral vasoconstriction and increases BP with reflex bradycardia by stimulating α-adrenergic receptors.
ATC Classification
S01GA06 - oxedrine ; Belongs to the class of sympathomimetics used as ophthalmologic decongestants.
C01CA08 - oxedrine ; Belongs to the class of adrenergic and dopaminergic cardiac stimulants excluding glycosides. Used in the treatment of heart failure.
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