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Naphcon A

Generic name: naphazoline hydrochloride and pheniramine maleate
Dosage form: eye drops

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Jul 22, 2020.

For the temporary relief of the minor eye symptoms of itching and redness caused by ragweed, pollen, grass, animal dander and hair.

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Naphcon A Description

Active: Naphazoline Hydrochloride 0.025%, Pheniramine Maleate 0.3%. Preservative: Benzalkonium Chloride 0.01%. Inactive: Boric Acid, Edetate Disodium 0.01%, Purified Water, Sodium Borate, Sodium Chloride, Sodium Hydroxide and/or Hydrochloric Acid (to adjust pH). The sterile ophthalmic solution has a pH of about 6 and a tonicity of about 270 mOsm/Kg.


Put 1 or 2 drops in the affected eye(s) up to 4 times every day.


To avoid contamination, do not touch tip of container to any surface. Replace cap after using.

If solution changes color or becomes cloudy, do not use.

Stop use and ask a doctor if you feel eye pain, changes in vision occur, redness or irritation of the eye(s) gets worse or lasts more than 72 hours.

When using this product, pupils may become enlarged temporarily. Overuse may cause more redness of the eye(s). If you are sensitive to any ingredient in this product, do not use. Do not use this product if you have heart disease, high blood pressure, narrow angle glaucoma or trouble urinating unless directed by a physician. Accidental swallowing by infants and children may lead to coma and marked reduction in body temperature. Before using in children under 6 years of age, consult your physician. Keep this and all drugs out of the reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. Remove contact lenses before using.

Store at 20°- 25°C (68°- 77°F). Protect from light. Use before the expiration date marked on the carton or bottle.

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Naphcon A
naphazoline hydrochloride and pheniramine maleate solution/ drops
Product Information
Product Type HUMAN PRESCRIPTION DRUG LABEL Item Code (Source) NDC:0065-0085
Route of Administration OPHTHALMIC DEA Schedule
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
naphazoline hydrochloride (naphazoline) naphazoline 0.25 mg in 1 mL
pheniramine maleate (pheniramine) pheniramine 3 mg in 1 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient Name Strength
benzalkonium chloride 0.1 mg in 1 mL
boric acid
edetate disodium 0.1 mg in 1 mL
sodium borate
sodium chloride
sodium hydroxide and/or hydrochloric acid
# Item Code Package Description
1 NDC:0065-0085-25 2.5 mL (2.5 MILLILITER) in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
2 NDC:0065-0085-15 15 mL (15 MILLILITER) in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
3 NDC:0065-0085-30 30 mL (30 MILLILITER) in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
4 NDC:0065-0085-42 5 mL (5 MILLILITER) in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
5 NDC:0065-0085-38 30 mL (30 MILLILITER) in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC

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