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Naphcon A

Last reviewed on RxList: 7/15/2019
Drug Description

NAPHCON A
(naphazoline hydrochloride and pheniramine maleate) Solution

DESCRIPTION

Active ingredients Purpose
Naphazoline hydrochloride 0.025%
Redness reliever
Pheniramine maleate 0.3% Antihistamine

Indications & Dosage

INDICATIONS

For the temporary relief of redness and itching of the eye(s) due to:

  • ragweed
  • pollen
  • grass
  • animal dander and hair

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

Directions

  • adults and children 6 years and over: put 1 or 2 drops in the affected eye(s) up to 4 times daily
  • children under 6 years: ask a doctor

HOW SUPPLIED

Other Information

Store at 20°-25°C (68°-77°F)
Protect from light

Inactive Ingredients

benzalkonium chloride, boric acid, edetate disodium, purified water, sodium borate, sodium chloride, sodium hydroxide and/or hydrochloric acid

Questions?

In the U.S. call 1-800-757-9195 or visit www.alcon.com

Manufactured by: ALCON LABORATORIES, INC. 6201 South Freeway, Fort Worth, TX 76134. Revised: Nov 2009

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Side Effects & Drug Interactions

SIDE EFFECTS

No information provided.

DRUG INTERACTIONS

No information provided.

 

Warnings & Precautions

WARNINGS

For external use only

Do not use

  • if you are sensitive to any ingredient in this product
  • if this solution changes color or becomes cloudy

Ask a doctor before use if you have

When us ing this product

  • pupils may become enlarged temporarily causing light sensitivity
  • overuse may cause more eye redness
  • remove contact lenses before using to avoid contamination, do not touch tip of container to any surface
  • replace cap after each use

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • you feel eye pain
  • changes in vision occur
  • redness or irritation of the eye(s) gets worse or lasts more than 72 hours

Keep out of the reach of children.

If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. Accidental swallowing by infants and children may lead to coma and marked reduction in body temperature.

PRECAUTIONS

See above section

Overdosage & Contraindications

OVERDOSE

No information provided.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

No information provided.

Clinical Pharmacology

CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

No information provided.

Medication Guide

PATIENT INFORMATION

For external use only

Do not use

  • if you are sensitive to any ingredient in this product
  • if this solution changes color or becomes cloudy

Ask a doctor before use if you have

  • narrow angle glaucoma
  • heart disease
  • high blood pressure
  • trouble urinating

When us ing this product

  • pupils may become enlarged temporarily causing light sensitivity
  • overuse may cause more eye redness
  • remove contact lenses before using to avoid contamination, do not touch tip of container to any surface
  • replace cap after each use

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • you feel eye pain
  • changes in vision occur
  • redness or irritation of the eye(s) gets worse or lasts more than 72 hours

Keep out of the reach of children.

If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. Accidental swallowing by infants and children may lead to coma and marked reduction in body temperature.

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