Acute coronary syndrome after nasal spray of oxymetazoline.

  title={Acute coronary syndrome after nasal spray of oxymetazoline.},
  author={François Montastruc and Guillaume Montastruc and Marie-Jos{\'e}e Taudou and Pascale Olivier-Abbal and Jean-Louis Montastruc and Emmanuelle Bondon-Guitton},
  volume={146 6},
To the Editor: We present a case of a healthy young man who had an acute coronary syndrome 2 days aft er using oxymetazoline. Th e patient was a white man in his early 30s without a medical history who was suff ering from acute nasal congestion with rhinorrhea. He was treated with oral pseudoephedrine, paracetamol, and triprolidine for 5 days and then nasal oxymetazoline tid for 3 days plus oral tiaprofenic tid. On the seventh day, the patient experienced retrosternal pain that spontaneously… CONTINUE READING


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