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Tetrahydrozoline / Zinc Sulfate Ophthalmic Dosage

Medically reviewed on March 20, 2018.

Applies to the following strengths: 0.05%-0.25%

Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Eye Redness/Itching

1 to 2 drops in the affected eye(s) up to 4 times a day

Comment: Patients should stop use and contact their healthcare provider if their condition worsens OR the condition lasts longer than 72 hours.

Uses:
-For protection against further irritation
-For the relief of discomfort of redness of the eye due to minor eye irritations
-For the relief of eye dryness
-For the temporary relief of burning and irritation dur to exposure to wind or sun
-For the temporary relief of discomfort and redness of the eye due to minor eye irritations

Usual Pediatric Dose for Eye Redness/Itching

6 years and older: 1 to 2 drops in the affected eye(s) up to 4 times a day

Comment: Patients should stop use and contact their healthcare provider if their condition worsens OR the condition lasts longer than 72 hours.

Uses:
-For protection against further irritation
-For the relief of discomfort of redness of the eye due to minor eye irritations
-For the relief of eye dryness
-For the temporary relief of burning and irritation dur to exposure to wind or sun
-For the temporary relief of discomfort and redness of the eye due to minor eye irritations

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

CONTRAINDICATIONS: None.

Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 6 years.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Administration advice:
-This drug should be used for external use only.
-The tip of the container should not be allowed to touch any surface during application.
-The cap should be replaced after use.

Storage requirements:
-Store at 15 to 25C

General:
-Use may produce a brief, tingling sensation.

Patient advice:
-Patients should be instructed to avoid using solutions that have changed color or become cloudy.
-Advise patients to speak to their healthcare provider if they become pregnant, intend to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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