NAPHCON A OTC
Generic Name and Formulations:
Naphazoline HCl 0.025%, pheniramine maleate 0.3%; oph. soln; contains benzalkonium chloride.
Alcon Laboratories, Inc.
Indications for NAPHCON A:
Ocular redness and itching.
Adults and Children:
<6yrs: not recommended. ≥6yrs: 1–2 drops up to 4 times daily.
Avoid prolonged use. Narrow-angle glaucoma. Hypertension. Cardiovascular disease. Urinary hesitancy. Reevaluate if eye pain, irritation, or visual changes worsen or persist beyond 72hrs. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.
Avoid MAOIs. Remove soft contact lenses when instilling; may re-insert afterwards.
Vasoconstrictor + antihistamine.
Mydriasis, increased IOP, local irritation, sensitization.
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