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Patients under therapy with MAO inhibitors may experience a severe hypertensive crisis if given a sympathomimetic drug. Use in children, especially infants, may result in CNS depression leading to coma and marked reduction in body temperature.
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Naphazoline Hydrochloride Ophthalmic Solution is indicated for use as a topical ocular vasoconstrictor.
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Naphazoline hydrochloride, an ocular vasoconstrictor, is an imidazoline derivative sympathomimetic amine. It occurs as a white, odorless crystalline powder having a bitter taste and is freely soluble in water and in alcohol. The active ingredient is represented by the structural formula:
Active: naphazoline HCl 1 mg (0.1%). Preservative: benzalkonium chloride 0.1mg (0.01%).
Inactives: Boric acid; edetate disodium; purified water; sodium chloride; sodium carbonate; and hydrochloric acid may be added to adjust the pH (5.5 to 7.0).