Safety of the use of xylometazoline nasal spray in young children undergoing lacrimal surgery: an observational study.

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PURPOSE It is common practice to prepare the nasal mucosa with decongestant in children undergoing lacrimal surgery. Xylometazoline 0.05% (Otrivine) nasal spray is commonly used. It has been reported to cause cardiovascular side effects. In the absence of formal guidelines on the safety of the use of nasal decongestants in children, we reviewed our practice… (More)
DOI: 10.5301/ejo.5001054

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