naphazoline

noun
na·​phaz·​o·​line | \ nə-ˈfaz-ə-ˌlēn How to pronounce naphazoline (audio) \

Medical Definition of naphazoline

: a base derived from naphthalene and imidazoline and used topically in the form of its hydrochloride C14H14N2·HCl especially to relieve nasal congestion and itching and redness of the eyes

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“Naphazoline.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/naphazoline. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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