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Are Naphcon A and Pataday the Same Thing?
Naphcon A (naphazoline hydrochloride and pheniramine maleate) and Pataday (olopatadine hydrochloride ophthalmic solution) are used for the temporary relief of redness and itching of the eye(s) due to allergic conditions.
Both Naphcon A and Pataday contain an antihistamine. Naphcon A also contains a decongestant/redness reliever.
Side effects of Naphcon A and Pataday that are similar include burning/stinging/redness/dryness/ irritation/itching of the eye and blurred vision.
Side effects of Naphcon A that are different from Pataday include dilated pupils.
Side effects of Pataday that are different from Naphcon A include headache, swollen or puffy eyelids, stuffy or runny nose, cough, sore throat, weakness, back pain, a feeling as if something is in your eye, and unusual or unpleasant taste in your mouth.
Pataday may interact with other drugs.
What Are Possible Side Effects of Naphcon A?
Common side effects of Naphcon A include:
- eye stinging or redness,
- dilated pupils, or
- blurred vision
What Are Possible Side Effects of Pataday?
Common side effects of Pataday include:
- blurred vision,
- burning/stinging/redness/dryness/ irritation/itching of the eye,
- swollen or puffy eyelids,
- stuffy or runny nose,
- sore throat,
- back pain,
- a feeling as if something is in your eye, or
- unusual or unpleasant taste in your mouth.
What Is Naphcon A?
Naphcon A (naphazoline hydrochloride and pheniramine maleate) is a combination of a decongestant/redness reliever and an antihistamine used for the temporary relief of redness and itching of the eye(s) due to ragweed pollen, grass, and animal dander and hair. Naphcon A is available over-the-counter (OTC).
What Is Pataday?
What Drugs Interact With Naphcon A?
Naphcon A may interact with:
Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use.
What Drugs Interact With Pataday?
Other drugs may interact with Pataday ophthalmic. Tell your doctor about all your prescription and over-the-counter medications and supplements you use.
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