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Naphazoline, is a vasoconstrictor and decongestant. Naphazoline has marked alpha adrenergic activity.
Ophthalmic drug administration
Marijuana induces corneal vasodilation (so called red eye) and a reduction of intraocular pressure (IOP).
- MAOIs - due to its alpha adrenergic activity.
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