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Privine Side Effects

Generic Name: naphazoline nasal

Note: This document contains side effect information about naphazoline nasal. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Privine.

Applies to naphazoline nasal: nasal solution, nasal spray

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using naphazoline nasal (the active ingredient contained in Privine) and call your doctor at once if you have:

  • ongoing or worsening nasal stuffiness;

  • chest pain, fast or uneven heart rate; or

  • severe headache, buzzing in your ears, anxiety, confusion, or feeling short of breath.

Common side effects may include:

  • sneezing; or

  • mild burning or stinging in your nose.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

Further information

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

Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.

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