VISINE A OTC
Generic Name and Formulations:
Naphazoline HCl 0.025%, pheniramine maleate 0.3%; oph soln; contains benzalkonium chloride.
McNeil Consumer Healthcare
Indications for VISINE A:
Temporary relief of ocular redness and itching.
Adults and Children:
<6yrs: not recommended. ≥6yrs: 1–2 drops up to 4 times daily.
Avoid prolonged use. Narrow-angle glaucoma. Hypertension. Cardiovascular disease. Urinary hesitancy. Reevaluate if eye pain, irritation, or visual changes worsen or persist beyond 72hrs. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.
Vasoconstrictor + antihistamine.
Avoid MAOIs. Remove soft contact lenses when instilling; may re-insert afterwards.
Mydriasis, increased IOP, local irritation, sensitization.
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