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Naphazoline

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Uses

Naphazoline is used in eye irritation
It soothe eyes which have been irritated by, for example, dusty atmospheres, wind, swimming, smoke, air pollutants, or close work such as reading and computer use

How it works

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

Common side effects

Dilatation of pupil

Available Medicine

  • ₹68
    Syntho Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹54
    Klar Sehen Pvt Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹47
    Senses Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹36
    FDC Ltd
    1 variant(s)

Expert advice

• 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.

Frequently asked questions

Naphazoline

Q.

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


Content on this page was last updated on 15 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)