Choice of topical decongestant for symptomatic treatment of nasal obstruction


DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.18565/pharmateca.2021.1.115-118

A.N. Radtsig

Pirogov Medical University, Moscow, Russia
The article discusses the mechanisms of action, classification and possible side effects of topical decongestants. The features of the use of drugs of this group in pediatric practice, indications for their use are described. Particular attention is paid to drugs based on xylometazoline, their additional therapeutic options (antioxidant activity) are presented.
Keywords: topical decongestants, childhood, xylometazoline

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Corresponding author: Anton N. Radtsig, pediatrician, Pirogov Medical University, Moscow, Russia; baraglot@rambler.ru; ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7572-8512
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