Zicon Drop

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Primarily used for

Eye Irritation, Allergic disorders
Potentiallyunsafewith
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30.4
5 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Zicon Drop

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Uses of Naphazoline

Naphazoline is used in eye Irritation
It soothes eyes which have been irritated by dusty atmospheres, wind, swimming, smoke, air pollutants, or close work such as reading and computer use.
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Side effects of Naphazoline

Common

Dilatation of pupil.

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How to use Naphazoline

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a marked dropper and take it as directed. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Zicon Drop at a fixed time.

How Zicon Drop works

Naphazoline narrows the blood vessels in the eye, thereby reducing redness and swelling.
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Uses of Chlorpheniramine

Chlorpheniramine is used in the treatment of allergic disorders.
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Side effects of Chlorpheniramine

Common

Sleepiness.

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How to use Chlorpheniramine

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a marked dropper and take it as directed. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Zicon Drop at a fixed time.

How Zicon Drop works

Chlorpheniramine is an antihistamine. It blocks the action of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, congestion, itching, and other allergic reactions.

In Depth Information on Zicon Drop

Expert advice for Naphazoline

• Seek medical advice if the symptoms persist or worsen after 3 days of treatment. • Avoid prolonged use of medication as it may affect normal mucosal layer of nose and can cause loss of sensation of smell.  • Seek immediate medical attention if you experience chest pain, fast/ irregular heart beat; severe headache, sweating, blurred vision, ringing in ears, anxiety, confusion, or breathlessness. • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. • Should not be given to patients allergic to naphazoline nasal or any of its ingredients. • Should not be given to children < 12 years • Should not be given to patients with heart disease, diabetes, depression, disorders related to thyroid glands. • Should not be given to patients with high blood pressure and taking medication for the same.

Expert advice for Chlorpheniramine

  • Avoid driving or operating dangerous machinery as it may decrease alertness.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Chlorpheniramine, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
Warnings
Special precautions for Zicon Drop
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Zicon Drop may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Zicon Drop may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Zicon Drop is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.

Larger doses or prolonged use of Zicon Drop may cause sleepiness and other effects in the baby
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Driving
Zicon Drop may cause blurring of your vision for a short tim
e just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
Zicon Drop is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Zicon Drop may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Zicon Drop may cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Zicon D
rop in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Zicon Drop

Frequently asked questions for Naphazoline

Q. Is Naphazoline safe?
Naphazoline is safe if taken at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor.

Frequently asked questions for Chlorpheniramine

Q. Does chlorpheniramine or chlorpheniramine maleate cause increase in blood pressure/ drowsy/non drowsy/sedating/get you high/keep you awake/sleepiness/make you tired/weight gain?
Chlorpheniramine causing these side effects is common or rare. Always consult your doctor, if you experience any of these side effects
Q. Is chlorpheniramine like Benadryl?
No, chlorpheniramine is different from Benadryl
Q. Is chlorpheniramine prescription?
Yes, it is available with doctor’s prescription only
Q. Can I take chlorpheniramine or chlorpheniramine maleate with Panadol/ cetirizine /Zyrtec/ Allegra/ warfarin/ diphenhydramine/ ibuprofen/Claritin/guaifenesin/Benadryl?
Yes, but taking other medicines may alter the effects of chlorpheniramine. Always consult your doctor for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required
Q. Does chlorpheniramine contain aspirin?
No, it does not contain aspirin in it. Chlorpheniramine is a different drug than aspirin.
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Substitutes for Zicon

No substitutes found for this medicine
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