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Basic Drug Info
Drug Name:Naphazoline Hydrochloride
Manufacturer:Bausch & Lomb Incorporated
Other Info:Bausch & Lomb IncorporatedTampa, FL 33637┬ęBausch & Lomb IncorporatedXO50131 (Folded)XM10028 (Flat)REV.12/03-62



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Indications and Usage
Naphazoline Hydrochloride Ophthalmic Solution is indicated for use as a topical ocular vasoconstrictor.
Contraindications
Contraindicated in the presence of an anatomically narrow angle or in narrow angle glaucoma or in persons who have shown hypersensitivity to any component of this preparation.
Angle Closure Glaucoma -- A form of glaucoma in which the intraocular pressure increases because the angle of the anterior chamber is blocked and the aqueous humor cannot drain from the anterior chamber.

Hypersensitivity -- Altered reactivity to an antigen, which can result in pathologic reactions upon subsequent exposure to that particular antigen.

Warnings

NOT FOR INJECTION INTO THE EYE - FOR TOPICAL USE ONLY.Patients under therapy with MAO inhibitors may experience a severe hypertensive crisis if given a sympathomimetic drug.

Use in pediatric patients, especially infants, may result in CNS depression leading to coma and marked reduction in body temperature.
Branded Drugs
The following US Branded drugs contain Naphazoline Hydrochloride


VASOCON-A -- NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORP

ALBALON -- ALLERGAN INC

NAFAZAIR -- BAUSCH AND LOMB PHARMACEUTICALS INC

NAFAZAIR -- PHARMAFAIR INC

NAPHCON FORTE -- ALCON LABORATORIES INC

OPCON -- BAUSCH AND LOMB PHARMACEUTICALS INC

VASOCON -- NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORP

NAPHCON-A -- ALCON LABORATORIES INC

OPCON-A -- BAUSCH AND LOMB INC

VISINE-A -- JOHNSON AND JOHNSON GROUP CONSUMER COMPANIES


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