Oxymetazoline Effectiveness

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Kit Thomson
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Oxymetazoline Effectiveness

Hello! We recently received feedback from a surgeon that a change of brand of oxymetazoline, from AFrin to Sinus Extreme by Vicks, has resulted in an undesirable change in effectiveness. In this case, oxymetazoline was being used in infants, as a hemostatic agent where it is applied on pledgets to mucosa surfaces and the ear canal to vasoconstrict small vessels. Has anyone else received feedback on the effectiveness of Vicks brand oxymetazoline versus Afrin brand?