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Naphazoline; Pheniramine eye solution

What is this medicine?

NAPHAZOLINE; PHENIRAMINE is a decongestant and an antihistamine. It is used in the eyes to relieve itching and redness caused by pollen, ragweed, grass, animal hair and dander.

How should I use this medicine?

This medicine is only for use in the eye. Follow the directions on the label. Wash hands before and after use. Remove contact lenses before using. Shake well before using. Tilt your head back slightly and pull your lower eyelid down with your index finger to form a pouch. Try not to touch the tip of the dropper or tube to your eye, fingertips, or other surface. Squeeze the drops into the pouch. Close the eye gently to spread the drops. Do not use your medicine more often than directed.

Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. While this drug may be used in children as young as 6 years for selected conditions, precautions do apply.

What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:

  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue

  • changes in vision

  • eye pain

Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):

  • eye irritation

What may interact with this medicine?

Interactions are not expected. Do not use any other eye products without talking to your doctor or health care professional.

What if I miss a dose?

This does not apply.

Where should I keep my medicine?

Keep out of the reach of children.

Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F). Protect from light. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.

What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?

They need to know if you have any of these conditions:

  • glaucoma

  • heart disease

  • high blood pressure

  • prostate disease

  • an unusual or allergic reaction to naphazoline, pheniramine, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives

  • pregnant or trying to get pregnant

  • breast-feeding

What should I watch for while using this medicine?

Tell your doctor or healthcare professional if your symptoms do not start to get better within 72 hours or if they get worse. Do not use this medicine for longer than directed by your doctor or health care professional.

Do not use this medicine if it changes color or becomes cloudy.


NOTE:This sheet is a summary. It may not cover all possible information. If you have questions about this medicine, talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider. Copyright© 2017 Elsevier