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Dr. Melissa Gowans
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Albalon (Overview)

Albalon is an ocular decongestant which is a kind of eye-affecting drug.


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Is naphazoline an antihistamine?

Is naphazoline an antihistamine?

Clears the red: Naphazoline is an agent which causes the blood vessels in your eye to constrict and thus, resolving redness. ...Read more

Dr. Melissa Gowans
10 doctors shared insights

Albalon (Overview)

Albalon is an ocular decongestant which is a kind of eye-affecting drug.


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Is naphazoline an antihistamine?

Clears the red: Naphazoline is an agent which causes the blood vessels in your eye to constrict and thus, resolving redness. ...Read more

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Is naphazoline hydrochloride an antihistamine?

Is naphazoline hydrochloride an antihistamine?

Not an antihistamine: Naphazoline is a vasoconstrictor and an Alpha agonist. It is not an antihistamine, although it can be combined with one. ...Read more

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Please advise what is the role of naphazoline if the drug is found in an ophthalmic solution?

Please advise what is the role of naphazoline if the drug is found in an ophthalmic solution?

Naphazoline: Shrinks up the blood vessels of the eye so that the eye doesn't look as red. Not a good product and should be avoided. The blood vessels are there for a reason and making them go away doesn't fix the underlying problem causing the redness. Take care. ...Read more

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What's the role of naphazoline in eye drops?

What's the role of naphazoline in eye drops?

Vasoconstrictor: Naphazoline is a vasoconstrictor. It's purpose is to constrict the blood vessels on the white part of the eye thereby making the eye less red. While it is effective for short term relief, over use of this drug can actually lead to prolonged redness. ...Read more

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What's the role of naphazoline in eye lubricants?

What's the role of naphazoline in eye lubricants?

Clears the red: Naphazoline is an agent which causes the blood vessels in your eye to constrict and thus, resolving redness. ...Read more

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Please advise what is the role of naphazoline if it is present in eye lubricants?

Please advise what is the role of naphazoline if it is present in eye lubricants?

Anti-allergic: This is an over the counter anti-histamine of reasonable potency. Most drops containing naphazoline are labeled as anti-allergic. There are practically no side effects. ...Read more

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Dr. Sheila Smith
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Naphazoline (Definition)

Naphazoline is an ocular decongestant which is a ...Read more