Tetryzoline

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Scientific Name: Tetryzoline
Brand Name: Colirio Ocusan, Visine
Company Owner: Not Available
Mechanism Of Action Adrenergic receptors are G-protein-coupled receptors (GPCR) that regulate vascular tone: stimulation of alpha-1 adrenergic receptors leads to vasoconstriction. Ocular redness and nasal congestion often result from vasodilation of nasal, conjunctival, and corneal capillary blood vessels.
Description of the Drug: Tetryzoline is an alpha-adrenergic agonist used in the temporary symptomatic relief of discomfort and redness of the eyes due to minor irritations, as well as alleviate nasal congestion.
Protein Data Bank: Not Available
Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-01-23 from https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB06764