Brand Names : Ak-Con, Albalon, Allerest, Allergy Drops, Clear Eyes Lubricating Eye Redness Reliever, Comfort Eye Drops, Degest 2, Estivin II, I-Naphline, Muro's Opcon, Nafazair, Naphcon, Naphcon Forte, Ocu-Zoline Sterile Ophthalmic Solution, VasoClear, VasoClear A, Vasocon Regular, Albalon Liquifilm, Vasocon
Proper Use of This Medicine
Do not use
naphazoline ophthalmic solution if it becomes cloudy or changes color.
Naphazoline should not be used in infants and children
. It may cause severe slowing down of the central nervous system (CNS),
which may lead to unconsciousness. It may also cause a severe decrease in
Use this medicine only as directed
. Do not use
more of it, do not use it more often, and do not use it for more than 72 hours,
unless otherwise directed by your doctor. To do so may make your eye redness
and irritation worse and may also increase the chance of side effects.
First, wash your hands. With the middle finger, apply pressure to
the inside corner of the eye (and continue to apply pressure for 1 or 2 minutes
after the medicine has been placed in the eye). Tilt the head back and with
the index finger of the same hand, pull the lower eyelid away from the eye
to form a pouch. Drop the medicine into the pouch and gently close the eyes.
Do not blink. Keep the eyes closed for 1 or 2 minutes to allow the medicine
to be absorbed.
To keep the medicine as germ-free as possible, do not touch the applicator
tip to any surface (including the eye). Also, keep the container tightly closed.
Dosing - The dose of ophthalmic naphazoline will be
different for different patients. Follow your doctor's
orders or the directions on the label
. The following information includes
only the average doses of ophthalmic naphazoline. If
your dose is different, do not change it
unless your doctor tells you
to do so.
For ophthalmic solution (eye drop)
For eye redness:
Adults - Use one drop not more often than every four hours.
Children - Use is not recommended.
Storage - To store this medicine:
Keep out of the reach of children.
Store away from heat and direct light.
Keep the medicine from freezing.
Do not keep outdated medicine or medicine no longer needed. Be sure
that any discarded medicine is out of the reach of children.