Daily Doodle #138 – Pictoffect: Sympathomimetic Decongestants

This applies to the following Oral & Topical Decongestants

Oral
Pseudoephedrine
Phenylephrine

Topical
Oxymetazoline
Xylometazoline
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Featuring the following
Side Effects

Tachycardia
Tremor
↑ blood glucose
Insomnia
Irritability

Other Side Effects (not depicted)
Headache

Other Tedious Tidbits about Decongestants
These agents should be used cautiously in the presence of
Diabetes
Glaucoma
Hyperthyroidism
Prostatic Hypertrophy

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What Is This?

This is part of my Pictoffect Series (drug side effects illustrated through creatures).
These side effects are referenced from Therapeutic Choices.

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