Phenylephrine 2.5%Eye Drops:

Phenylephrine hcl 2.5%

by Alcon/import by U.C.P.

Phenylephrine drops is used for:
Relieving congestion due to colds, flu, and allergies. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Phenylephrine drops is a decongestant. It works by reducing swelling and constricting blood vessels in the nasal passages, allowing you to breathe more easily.

Do NOT use phenylephrine drops if:
you are allergic to any ingredient in phenylephrine drops
you are taking furazolidone or have taken a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) (eg, phenelzine) in the last 14 days
you have high blood pressure or an abnormally fast heartbeat
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.

Side Effects:
Along with its needed effects, phenylephrine ophthalmic may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur while taking phenylephrine ophthalmic:

Symptoms of too much medicine being absorbed into the body - Less common with 10% solution; rare with 2.5% or weaker solution
fast, irregular, or pounding heartbeat
increased sweating
increase in blood pressure
Some side effects of phenylephrine ophthalmic may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common with 2.5 or 10% solution
Burning or stinging of eyes
headache or browache
sensitivity of eyes to light
watering of eyes
Less common
Eye irritation not present before use of this medicine

Phenylephrine 2.5% Eye Drops