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Quick Mnemonics for NASAL DECONGESTION Drugs

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1.How to remember drugs for nasal decongestion in exams ? 2. What medicines to take for rhinitis ? 3. What medicines can be taken for running nose ? 4. What are the adverse effects of medicines used for nasal decongestion ?decongestant, or nasal decongestant, is a type of pharmaceutical drug that is used to relieve nasal congestion in the upper respiratory tract. The active ingredient in most decongestants is either pseudoephedrine or phenylephrine (the latter of which has disputed effectiveness). Intranasal corticosteroids can also be used as decongestants and antihistamines can be used to alleviate runny nose, nasal itch, and sneezing.[1]

Hello viewers welcome to another session of my pharmacology series today i’ll be discussing about the drugs used for nasal decongestant so the mnemonic what i have made is from the term national malaria eradication program so the classification of drugs for nasal decongestants can be better remembered by if we remember the mnemonic national malaria eradication

Program where every letter the every initials of national malaria eradication program will correspond to one class of the drugs which are used in the treatment of nasal decongestants so this mnemonic can help us to better remember the classification of drugs used for nasal decongestants so here the end of the national corresponds to the memphis olin group of trucks

The brand name by which it is mostly found in the market is the praveen next we have the m that is from the national malaria m is corresponding to the metal solvent group of drugs like the which comprises of the two broad categories that is the oxymetazoline and the silo meta solon’s the oxymetazoline are better available in the market in the form of nazy beyond

And cin arrest whereas the silo metazoans they are available in the market in the form of a driven and decon the e corresponds to the ephedrine and pseudoephedrine and b corresponds to the phenylephrine and the phenylpropanolamine so this was third the morning how we can easily recollect the classification of drugs use the nasal decongestant students please note

That the suffix i n e i and e and all these drugs corresponds that these all drugs belong to the alkaloid series now looking at the mechanism of action of these trucks when looking at the mechanism of actions the nasal decongestants are some beto magnetics and they act by a local vasoconstriction when talking of the adverse effects regular use of these agents for

Long periods should be avoided because the mucosal ciliary function is impaired another side side effect or the adverse effects which can be seen is the a traffic rhinitis that is the inflammatory degeneration of the nasal mucosa the third side effect which can be seen as the and osmium that is the loss of smell sensation and the last side effect the systemic side

Effects can be seen in the form of cns depression and increased blood pressure so viewers this was the mnemonic as to how we can easily reconnect or remember the classification of drugs used for nasal decongestant in the exams viewers if you like my video please subscribe my channel and do press the bell icon to get further updates of my new videos thank you for watching

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Quick Mnemonics for NASAL DECONGESTION Drugs By Dr Anshuman Tripathi