Generic Name: EYE LUBRICANT - OPHTHALMIC White Petrolatum-Mineral Oil Opht Precautions
Before using tetrahydrozoline, tell your doctor or
pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This
product may contain inactive ingredients (such as preservatives like
benzalkonium chloride), which can cause allergic reactions or other problems.
Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or
pharmacist your medical history, especially of:
heart problems (e.g., heart attack, chest pain)
high blood pressure
overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism)
This drug may cause temporary blurred vision after you
apply it. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires clear
vision until you are sure you can perform such activities
Caution is advised when using this product in children
Every time I shave my legs, I get itchy, red bumps. How can I get rid of them and how can I prevent them?
In order to take care of shaving-related irritations, it's important to know the underlying cause of inflamed bumps. Razor burn, which results from improper shaving techniques, can create a rash-like appearance that usually fades on its own after a few days. On the other hand, it's possible that those razor bumps are the result of ingrown hairs, which are also referred to as pseudofolliculitis barbae.
When shaving, make sure you use a gentle hand. If your problem is simply razor burn, you need to make a few adjustments to your shaving routine in order to reduce irritation and inflammation. To start, soften the hair by soaking your legs for several minutes in warm water. Invest in a moisturizing shave gel-soap doesn't cut it-and lather the shaving area completely. Let the lather sit on the hair for a minute before proceeding.
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