naphazoline with antazoline-ophthalmic, Vasocon-A (cont.)
SIDE EFFECTS: This medication may temporarily sting your eyes for a minute or two when you first use it. If stinging continues or becomes bothersome, inform your doctor. Inform your doctor if you develop: severe eye pain, headache, redness/itching/swelling in or around the eyes, vision problems. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
PRECAUTIONS: Tell your doctor if you have: other eye problems, high blood pressure, diabetes, thyroid disorder, heart disease, asthma, allergies (especially to sulfites). Vision may be blurred or unstable for a few minutes after applying eye drops. Use caution if driving or performing duties requiring clear vision. This medication should be used only if clearly needed during pregnancy or while breast-feeding. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
DRUG INTERACTIONS: Tell your doctor of any over-the-counter or prescription medication you use, especially of: medication for blood pressure, antidepressants. If you are using another kind of eye drop, wait at least five minutes before applying other medications. Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.
OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call the US national poison hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Canadian residents should call their local poison control center directly. This medicine may be harmful if swallowed.
NOTES: Do not share this product with others.
MISSED DOSE: If you should miss a dose, use it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume regular dosing schedule. Do not "double-up" the dose to catch up.
STORAGE: Store at room temperature away from sunlight. Avoid freezing. Discard the solution if it turns brown, cloudy or contains particles.
Last Editorial Review: 3/2/2005
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