OBO ID: CHEBI:7862
Term Name: oxymetazoline Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • 2-(4-tert-butyl-2,6-dimethyl-3-hydroxybenzyl)-2-imidazoline
  • 3-[(4,5-dihydro-1H-imidazol-2-yl)methyl]-6-(1,1-dimethylethyl)-2,4-dimethylphenol
  • 6-t-butyl-3-(2-imidazolin-2-ylmethyl)-2,4-dimethylphenol
  • 6-tert-butyl-3-(2-imidazolin-2-ylmethyl)-2,4-dimethylphenol
  • 6-tert-butyl-3-(4,5-dihydro-1H-imidazol-2-ylmethyl)-2,4-dimethylphenol
  • oxymetazolina
  • oxymetazoline
  • oxymetazolinum
Definition: A member of the class of phenols that is 2,4-dimethylphenol which is substituted at positions 3 and 6 by 4,5-dihydro-1H-imidazol-2-ylmethyl and tert-butyl groups, respectively. A direct-acting sympathomimetic with marked alpha-adrenergic activity, it is a vasoconstrictor that is used (generally as the hydrochloride salt) to relieve nasal congestion.
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Ontology: Chebi
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