Phenylephrine

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phenylephrine

(Science: chemical) An alpha-adrenergic agonist used as a mydriatic, nasal decongestant, and cardiotonic agent.

Pharmacological action: adrenergic alpha-agonists, cardiotonic agent, mydriatics, nasal decongestants, sympathomimetic, vasoconstrictor agents.

Chemical name: Benzenemethanol, 3-hydroxy-alpha-((methylamino)methyl)-, (R)-