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For red eyes: This is a fast-acting vasoconstrictor and preparations usually contain lubricant as well. ...Read more
After a 5 year addiction to an eye drop containing naphazoline (used 2 to 5 times a week) I went cold turkey about a month ago. Will my eyes recover?
Yes: yes, stay off the drops and give it time. you mau use some preservative free artificial tears--over the counter ...Read more
Can I take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and also use allergy eye drops (naphazoline & pheniramine)?
Could i take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) & allergy eye drops (naphazoline & pheniramine maleate are active ingredients)?
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Can I take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) & allergy eye drops (naphazoline & pheniramine maleate are active ingredients)? Thanks in advance.
Yes: There is no reason you can't take both together. ...Read more
I use Naphcon A regularly and Flonase. Should I be concerned about any long term health effects for my eyes from this medication?
Eye drops: Naphcon A does not cause any ill effects ...Read more
Naphcon allergy: Naphcon (Naphazoline)( Vasocon, AK-Con, Albalon) is an eye decongestant. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see: https://www.drugs.com/cdi/naphcon-drops.html ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Albalon allergy: Albalon (Naphazoline) is an eye decongestant. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see: http://www.webmd.com/drugs/2/drug-7435/albalon-ophthalmic/details ...Read more
Naphazoline drops: The adverse reactions include: ocular: mydriasis, increased redness, irritation, discomfort, blurring, punctate keratitis, lacrimation, increased intraocular pressure. Systemic: dizziness, headache, nausea, sweating, nervousness, drowsiness, weakness, hypertension, cardiac irregularities, and hyperglycemia. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: These are different classes of medications. Ofloxaxin is an antibiotic to treat bacterial infections of the eye, and naphcon a is an ocular decongestant/antihistamine that is often used for alleviating watery red itchy eyes. Although these meds may be used together, i'd advise that the more important one is ofloxacin. Treating the infection should alleviate your symptoms. If not, c your eye md. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Naphcon = medication: Naphcon drops are vaso-constrictors that constrict the blood vessels on the surface of the eye. They should only be used for a short time. Long term usage can cause rebound vaso-congestion which results in worsening redness in the eyes when the drop is not used. Using it more than a few times a day for a few weeks is likely too long. Artifical tears are better for a lubricant for dry eyes. ...Read more