Naphcon Forte

Active Ingredient(s): Naphazoline
FDA Approved: * March 6, 1974
Pharm Company: * ALCON
Category: Vision / Eye Health

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Naphcon Forte Overview

Naphazoline (in the hydrochloride form) is the common name for 2-(1-naphthylmethyl)-2-imidazoline hydrochloride. It is a sympathomimetic agent with marked alpha adrenergic activity. It is a vasoconstrictor with a rapid action in reducing swelling when applied to mucous membrane. It acts on alpha-receptors in the arterioles of the conjunctiva to produce constriction, resulting in decreased congestion. It is an active ingredient in several over-the-counter formulations including Eucool, Clear ...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Naphazoline
  • Drops: 0.012%, 0.03%
  • Liquid: 0.1%
  • Solution: 0.012%, 0.02%, 0.1%
  • Solution/drops: 0.1%, 0.10%
  • Spray, Metered: 0.05%
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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