Which medications in the drug class Cauterizing agents are used in the treatment of Epistaxis?

Updated: May 08, 2020
  • Author: Quoc A Nguyen, MD; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
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Cauterizing agents

Cauterizing agents coagulate cellular proteins, which can in turn reduce bleeding.

Silver nitrate

Silver nitrate coagulates cellular protein and removes granulation tissue. It also has antibacterial effects.


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