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Generic Name: NAPHAZOLINE - OPHTHALMICPronounced: (nah-FAZZ-oh-leen)Clear Eyes Itchy Eye Relief Opht Precautions
Before using naphazoline, 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., high blood pressure)
overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism)
After you apply this drug, your vision may become
temporarily blurred. This drug may also make you dizzy or drowsy. Do not drive,
use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness or clear vision until
you are sure you can perform such activities safely. Limit alcoholic
Light-headedness - dizzy; Loss of balance; Vertigo
If you tend to get light-headed when you stand up:
Avoid sudden changes in posture.
Get up from a lying position slowly, and stay seated for a few moments before standing.
When standing, make sure you have something to hold on to.
If you have vertigo, the following tips can help prevent your symptoms from becoming worse:
Keep still and rest when symptoms occur.
Avoid sudden movements or position changes.
Slowly increase activity.
You may need a cane or other help walking when you have a loss of balance during a vertigo attack.
Avoid bright lights, TV, and reading during a vertigo attacks, because they may make symptoms worse.
Avoid activities such as driving, operating heavy machinery, and climbing until 1 week after your symptoms disappear. A sudden dizzy spell during these activities can be dangerous.
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