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What is xylometazoline?

Xylometazoline is a nasal decongestant that works by making the blood vessels in the nose smaller. This constriction helps you breathe better when you are having problems related to a cold or allergies. People who have discomfort from hay fever and sinus problems may find relief from this product. This medication is no longer available in the US.

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