Phenylephrine Ophthalmic Drops, Solution 10pct Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Phenylephrine: Ophthalmic drops, solution (10%)

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Phenylephrine 10% Ophth Soln

What is this Medicine?

PHENYLEPHRINE (fen il EF rin) acts as a decongestant for the eyes. It is used to treat several different eye problems. This medicine is also used in the eye to widen your pupils, so they won't respond to light during diagnostic procedures.

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Phenylephrine Hydrochloride 10% Ophthalmic Solution

NDC: 174780205
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Glaucoma, Mydriasis Induction, Uveitis, Posterior Synechia

Storage Information
Protect from light
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Phenylephrine Hydrochloride 10% Ophthalmic Solution
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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